# If 756 increases by 100%, what would the number be?

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Jun 4, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

To increase 756 by 100% we can write (where

"Percent" or "%" means "out of 100" or "per 100", Therefore 100% can be written as

When dealing with percents the word "of" means "times" or "to multiply".

We can rewrite this problem as:

Increasing 756 by 100% therefore is the same as doubling 756 or 1,512