# 78 increased by 2 percent

Here you will see step by step solution to calculate 78 increased by 2 percent. What is 78 increased by 2%? It is 79.56, and the increase is 1.56. Check the detailed explanation of answer given below.

## Answer: 78 increased by 2% is

= 79.56

### How to increase the number 78 by 2 percent?

With the help of given formula we can get the the percent increase value -

formula 1: Percentage increase = P% × n, P = Percent, n = Number

formula 2: Result = n + Percentage increase
Here we have, n = 78, P = 2%

#### Solution for 78 increased by 2 percent(2%) -

Given number n = 78, P = 2%

• Put the n and P values in the given formula:
• => 2% × 78
=> 2/100 × 78

• Now we need to simplify the fraction by multiply 2 with 78, then divide it by 100
• => 2 × 78/100 = 156/100 = 1.56
• Percentage Increase = 1.56
• Now we will use formula 2 to get the value of 78 increased by 2%
• = 78 + 1.56
= 79.56

Therefore, result is for 78 increased by 2% is 79.56 and increase is 1.56.

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