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Theresa L.

asked • 09/29/13

Calculation Body Mass

Calculating body-mass index (BMI) is a way to gauge whether a person should lose weight. Doctors recommend that body-mass index values fall between 19 and 25. The formula for Body mass index B is B=705w/h^2, where w is weight in pounds and h is height in inches. A patient is 6ft 2 in tall. What should his or her weight be to have a body mass index of 25? (Round to the nearest whole pound) 

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George T. answered • 09/29/13

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