EXPLORATION 28

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Project 1: Body-Mass Index

It’s project time! Body-mass index (BMI) is a measurement some health-care professionals use to determine whether a person is overweight, and if so, by how much. To compute BMI, you need a person’s weight in kilograms and height in meters. The BMI is simply weight/height2, converted to a unitless value.

Your task is to write a program that reads records, prints the records, and computes some statistics. The program should start by asking for a threshold BMI. Only records with a BMI greater than or equal to the threshold will be printed. Each record needs to consist of a person’s name (which may contain ...

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