BMI is an abbreviation for Body Mass Index. It’s a value that’s derived from the mass and height of a person to determine whether a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on that value.

To calculate your BMI in pounds your weight must be in pounds and your height in inches.

**Formula to calculate BMI in pounds.**

**Example:**

Suppose you weigh 40 pounds and you are 41 inches tall, calculate your BMI in pounds.

Therefore, your BMI in pounds is 16.73.