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[Body Surface Area Calculator]

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Overview

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The surface area of a human body can be roughly approximated using the formula below.

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Formula

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A = (( H * W ) / 3600 )0.5
H = ( A2*3600 ) / W
W = ( A2*3600 ) / H
 

Units

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A = area in square metres
H = height in centimetres
W = weight in kilograms
 

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Notes

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A number to the power 0.5 or (1/2) is another method of notation for the square root of the number.