# Add a percentage is a Multiplication

Add a percentage, say 5% is not making an addition. It is a multiplication by (1+5/100). You may also multiply by 5, divide by 100, and then add the result to the original amount.

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We learned in the previous post to add a percentage with a multiplication, let’s now learn the different manipulations of percentage.

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