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# The body mass index (BMI) takes into account your mass in

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Problem 1.3

The body mass index (BMI) takes into account your mass in kilograms (kg) and your height inmeters (m) and is defined as follows:However, the BMI is often computed using the weight* of a person in pounds (lb) and his orher height in inches (in.). Thus, the expression for the BMI incorporates these quantities, ratherthan the mass in kilograms and the height in meters. Starting with the definition above, deter-mine the expression for the BMI that uses pounds and inches.

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