To multiply percentages you need to work in a very similar way to multiplying normal whole numbers.

40 x 1.20

This will give you 120% and therefore you will have multiplied the percentage. This new figure, if it is to be a whole amount, will then turn into 100%.

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- Multiplying percentages

40 x 1.20

This will give you 120% and therefore you will have multiplied the percentage. This new figure, if it is to be a whole amount, will then turn into 100%.

- Multiplying parts of percentages

- Reasons for multiplying percentages