To increase a number by 26% you multiply it by? Watch

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freedomhunter
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1 is 100%
0.26 = 26%

1+0.26 = 126% = increase by 26%
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I think it's 1.27
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(Original post by Young Spade)
Why can't you just let people post right answers without you complaining of the precision of their response? Stop being such a dunce.
shes just trying to put a smarter answer than everyone else..when infact both methods are the same, and for sum1 who doesnt even know how to work out percentage increase i dought he could work out that poncy answer.
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I don't think you've got the right answer yet mate, it's: 1.26.
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for reasons too complex to explain here, you are all wrong.

You multiply by 1.32.
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(Original post by Greig_R)
shes just trying to put a smarter answer than everyone else..when infact both methods are the same, and for sum1 who doesnt even know how to work out percentage increase i dought he could work out that poncy answer.
Firstly, I thought I'd explain it further than just saying "the answer is 1.26" because the OP is confused obviously.
Secondly, I didn't use the exact number 26% because there's a posting guidelines if you haven't noticed.
posting of full solutions should be considered a last resort
(25 is a random number that came into my mind.)
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(Original post by Greig_R)
shes just trying to put a smarter answer than everyone else..when infact both methods are the same, and for sum1 who doesnt even know how to work out percentage increase i dought he could work out that poncy answer.
What's wrong with providing a different answer to others? There's obviously other methods to utilise in order to achieve the same answer so why should you have a go at her just because she wants to be different???

If we kept on having a go at people and stop them from being different, we aren't exactly going to move forward are we but instead just follow each other like bloody sheeps!
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(Original post by IcEmAn911)
What's wrong with providing a different answer to others? There's obviously other methods to utilise in order to achieve the same answer so why should you have a go at her just because she wants to be different???

If we kept on having a go at people and stop them from being different, we aren't exactly going to move forward are we but instead just follow each other like bloody sheeps!
Whats the point on it!?
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(Original post by Miss Anonymous)
Firstly, I thought I'd explain it further than just saying "the answer is 1.26" because the OP is confused obviously.
Secondly, I didn't use the exact number 26% because there's a posting guidelines if you haven't noticed.

(25 is a random number that came into my mind.)
Sorry i never read the full guidlines to answering a maths question, i deeply regret it and i will do that now. LOL (sarcasm)
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i don't get why you multiply it by 1.26%
please explain....
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