To achieve a healthy body mass index or BMI, a 5-foot 5-inch woman should weigh 114 to 149 pounds. Most physicians recommend a BMI ranging from 18.5 to 24.9 while conceding that the BMI is a less than perfect tool for assessing overall health.
Although dimensions vary somewhat among clothing manufacturers, a typical size 14 in women's clothing measures 40.5 inches at the bust, 33 inches at the waist and 43 inches at the hips. For J. Crew, this is a size "large."
Land's End has typical measurements for a woman's size 18. The bust is 43 inches, the waist is 36 1/2 to 37 1/2 inches and the hips are 46 inches. A size 18 is typically considered an extra-large.
A measurement of 48 inches is equivalent to 4 feet. Converting from inches to feet can be done by dividing the number of inches by 12, as 12 inches is equivalent to 1 foot.
According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the average height of a human male is 69.3 inches, and the average height of a female is 63.8 inches, as of 2014. So the average height of a person is 66.5 inches.
A length of 5 feet 7 inches, in inches, comes out to 67 inches. There are 12 inches in a foot, so it is just a matter of multiplying 5 by 12 and then adding the remaining 7 inches.
One foot is equivalent to 12 inches, therefore 5 feet 4 inches is 64 inches. To convert feet to inches, multiply the number of feet by 12 and add any extra inches.
A measurement of 5 feet 6 inches is equivalent to a total of 66 inches. This is calculated by first converting feet into inches, with 12 inches equaling 1 foot, then multiplying the 12 inches by 5. The resulting 60 inches is then added to the original 6 inches for a total of 66 inches.
There are 65 inches in 5 feet 5 inches. A foot consists of 12 inches; 12 inches multiplied by five yields 60 inches, which, when added to 5 inches, gives the answer. As 1 foot is one-third of a yard, 5 feet 5 inches is approximately 1.8 yards.
Section 42 housing is a type of privately owned, government-subsidized housing for eligible low-income residents. Section 42 created a tax credit to encourage private developers to build affordable housing.