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For example, Increase A percent of B Formula: B x [(100% + A%) / 100] For Decrease A percent of B Formula: B x [(100% + A%) / 100] A = 5%, B = 50

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For Increase 100% + A%

100% + A% = 100% + 5% = 105% 105% to decimal = 105 / 100 = 1.05

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Multiply B by the Decimal number of step one

B x 1.05 = 50 x 1.05 = 52.5 So a 5 percent increase from 50 equals 52.5