# Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator

The body mass index (BMI) estimates ideal weight based on height. Its calculation is the weight divided by the square of the height (BMI = weight in kg/height² in m)

```
def bmc(weight,height):
'''
bmc calcul the body masse index
Parameters
----------
(weight) person's weight in kg
(height) person's height in m
Returns
----------
bmc = weight/height**2
'''
return weight/height**2
```

Example of using the bmc function

`print(bmc(50,1.73))`

`16.70620468441979`

Important concepts

def is the keyword to define a function

return is a special statement to return the result of the function to the caller

/ and ** are respectively division and power operators

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