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To increase any number by 38%, multiply the original number by 1.38. (Check, check!)

Always remember that in percentages, the decimal equivalent of any percentage is obtained by moving the decimal two places to the left, thus: 5%=.05 17%=.17 138%=1.38...

Hope that helps, and you have a great day!

To increase any number by 38%, multiply the original number by 1.38. (Check, check!)

Always remember that in percentages, the decimal equivalent of any percentage is obtained by moving the decimal two places to the left, thus: 5%=.05 17%=.17 138%=1.38...

Hope that helps, and you have a great day!