# 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