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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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