Height   cm Weight   kg

Height 142 weight 38

What is the ideal weight for 142 cm tall male or female? Is it normal to weigh 38 kg for this height? Body Mass Index (BMI) will answer these questions. If BMI value is within the range 18.5 – 24.99 (for any height), then the weight is withing normal limits.
For the height 1.42 meters (142 cm) and for the weight 38 kilograms:
Result:✔ The weight is within normal limits.
BMI:✔ 18.85
Normal weight limits:37 - 50 kg.
What to do?Maintain current weight. You can lose 1 kg and gain 12 kg staying within BMI ranges.
How to calculate BMI and weight ranges on your own?
  • BMI formula: weight / height2
    - where the height value is in meters (not in centimeters), for example 1.77 (not 177).
    - Multiplication first, then division!
  • For example, if the height is 161 cm and the weight is 72 kg, then BMI = 72 / 1.61 * 1.61 = 27.78. BMI above normal values.



Check yourself. The Height and weight combinations below are normal or not?