Body Mass Index can be calculated using pounds and inches with this equation
(Height in inches) x (Height in inches)
For example, a person who weighs 220 pounds and is 6 feet 3 inches tall has a BMI of 27.5.
( 220 lbs.
(75 inches) x (75 inches)
) x 703 = 27.5
Body Mass Index can also be calculated using kilograms and meters (or centimeters).
(Height in Meters) x (Height in Meters)
|BMI = (||
(Height in centimeters) x (Height in centimeters)
|) x 10,000|
For example, a person who weighs 99.79 Kilograms and is 1.905 Meters (190.50 centimeters) tall has a BMI of 27.5.
(1.905 m) x (1.905 m)