The BMI calculator is a tool for calculating your Body Mass Index. Enter your height and weight to find out your BMI.

## What is body mass index?

Body mass index(BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. It is defined as the body weight divided by the square of the body height, multiplied by 703.

BMI provides a reasonable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.

check also **BMI in kg and feet**:- BMI calculator in kg and feet

**Normal Body mass index(BMI) is between 18.5 to 24.9**.

## Body mass index formula

**BMI = weight (kg) / height² (m)**- BMI = 703 * weight (lbs) / height² (inch)
- Where lbs – pound

## BMI Table

Category | BMI |
---|---|

Underweight | ≤ 18.5 |

Normal Weight | 18.5 – 24.9 |

Overweight | 25 – 29.9 |

Obesity | ≥ 30 |

## How to use the BMI calculator?

This calculator is based on a unit system first standard unit and a second Metric unit, The Standard unit puts weight in pounds (lbs) and height in feet + inches and then click the calculate button, The Metric unit first enters weight(kg) and the height in cm and then click calculate button.

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Read more about body mass index- visit Wikipedia