Increase a number by a percentage

Increase 24,000 by 4%

This is best approached in two stages.

First, calculate the percentage required using the technique described here - Finding a percentage of a number. Then add this amount to the original.

In the example below, an annual salary of 24,000 has been increased by 4%.

A 4% increase on a salary of 24,000 is 24,960.

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