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## Latest revision as of 17:40, 11 November 2017

To determine drug dosages, doctors estimate a person's body surface area (BSA) (in meters squared) using the formula:

where is the height in centimeters and is the mass in kilograms. Calculate the rate of change of BSA with respect to height for a person of a constant mass of What is the rate at and Express your results in the correct units. Does the BSA increase more rapidly with respect to height at lower or higher heights?