# What is the result when 78 is increased by 9.5%?

Oct 26, 2016

$r = 85.41$

#### Explanation:

The equation for this would be written for $r$ or the result"

r = 78 + (9.5% of 78)

$r = 78 + \left(\left(\frac{9.5}{100}\right) \cdot 78\right)$

$r = 78 + \left(\frac{741}{100}\right)$

$r = 78 + 7.41$

$r = 85.41$