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I don't really get the question, but this is what the question says
"To increase an amount by 26% , multiply by..."
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1.26
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by 1.26 surely?
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What they said.
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You multiply it by 1.26
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1.26 surely .
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X 1.26 would be my guess
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What everyone above said
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I think OP needs a sixth person to tell him that it's 1.26
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I don't really get the question, but this is what the question says
"To increase an amount by 26% , multiply by..."
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if you call the amount "a", and you increase it by lets say 25%,
it would be a + a * (25/100)
which is the same as a * (1+ 25/100) = a*(125/100)

hope this helps
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(Original post by iPad User)
I don't really get the question, but this is what the question says
"To increase an amount by 26% , multiply by..."
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This just shows the typical intelligence of an Apple product user...

It's 1.26 you there, with no braincells.
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(Original post by iainthegreat)
1.26
Why?
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(Original post by The-Real-One)
This just shows the typical intelligence of an Apple product user...

It's 1.26 you there, with no braincells.
Your the one with an apple logo as a avatar.
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if you call the amount "a", and you increase it by lets say 25%,
it would be a + a * (25/100)
which is the same as a * (1+ 25/100) = a*(125/100)

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Its a lot easier to multiply by 1.26

(Original post by iPad User)
Why?
Take a value ie: 20.
1 is 100% in decimal terms
26% = 0.26

You already have 100%(20) and you are adding 26% on, hence you have a total of 126%, so you multiply by 1.26

Simples

Or if say you had to add on 43%, then you'd multiply by 1.43

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Your the one with an apple logo as a avatar.
He's right however. Sheeple buy iPad's because Apple tell them to
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Like everyone else has stated, just divide by 0.54
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Why?
Somebody above already explained why with an example
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you multiply it by 1.26 as stated above.
this 1.26 is known as a multiplier

the 1 being the 100% i.e the number such as 45

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0.26 which is the 26 % so basically you're saing 45 + 26% of it

so you multiply the 45 * 1.26
.... if you get what i'm saying?
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Why?
Ok, so think of 1 as being 100%. In that, if you times a number by 1, it is still at 100%, there's no increase or decrease.

So if you wished to increase by, say, 50%. You'd multiply by 1.5

Increase by 100%, times by 2.

Decrease to 75%, times by 0.75

Do you get the picture?
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(Original post by iainthegreat)
Ok, so think of 1 as being 100%. In that, if you times a number by 1, it is still at 100%, there's no increase or decrease.

So if you wished to increase by, say, 50%. You'd multiply by 1.5

Increase by 100%, times by 2.

Decrease by 75%, times by 0.75

Do you get the picture?
Ohh, thanks
So eg, increase by 99% its 1.99?
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