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A model for the surface area of a human body is given by the function S=f(w,h)=0.1090 (w^(0.425)) (h^(0.725)), where w is the weight (in pounds), h is the height (in inches), and S is measured in square feet. Find f(160,70) and interpret it.

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A model for the surface area of a human body is given by the function S=f(w,h)=0.1090 (w^(0.425)) (h^(0.725)), where w is the weight (in pounds), h is the height (in inches), and S is measured in square feet. Find f(160,70) and interpret it.

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Step 1

A model for the surface area of a human body is given by the function S=f(w,h)=0.1090 (w^(0.425)) (h^(0.725)), where w is the weight (in pounds), h is the height (in inches), and S is measured in square feet.

Step 2

Inches can be converted into feet , but pounds cannot be converted...

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