Alicia P.

asked • 10/05/17

What proportion of women in this age range are overweight according to this definition?

a study suggested that women between ages 20 and 29 in the US have a mean BMI of 26.8 and standard deviation of 7.4
(lets assume these BMIs are normally distributed)
 
a BMI of 30 or greater is considered being overweight

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McKenzie S. answered • 10/05/17

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