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Need help with this one...The formula for finding BMI is (w+705)/h over h. where h is height in inches and w is weight in lbs. What is the BMI for a student wh is 5 ft tall and 100 lbs? When I try doing it I'm getting a long decimal number so I'm thinking I may not be doing it right.

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