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A point is 1/72 of an inch of height and this type of measurement is generally used in printing and formatting documents. This measurement is normally seen as a sub-unit of a pica, which is made up of 12 points or is 1/6 of an inch in size.


While there may be some exercises that can strengthen and stretch the spine, height is largely determined by genetics and is only somewhat controllable by environmental factors such as nutrition. According to 'Scientific American,' only about 20 to 40% of human height is determined by environmental


The equivalent of 1 inch in the metric system is 2.54 centimeters. To convert a height, h, in inches to centimeters, solve the equation x centimeters = (h inches) (2.54 centimeters/1 inch). Since the inches are cancelled out, the new equation is x centimeters = (h) (2.54) centimeters.


First, convert your feet and inches measurement into just inches. Do this by multiplying the number of feet by 12 and adding on the number of spare inches. Then, multiply this value by 2.54 to get the result in centimeters.


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.


Vizio, RCA and LG make 42-inch televisions. These sets are in the lower middle of the television sizes available as of 2015. They are large enough for use in a small living area and also on the upper end of the spectra for use in the bedroom.


The equivalent of 42 centimeters is 16.53 inches. That number is determined by using the formula in which 42 is multiplied by 0.39. There are 0.39 inches in a centimeter.


The standard height for a bar top is 42 inches. Breakfast bars, wet bars and commercial bars have the same standard measurement. A bar top is a good height for casual activities, and is not generally considered an ideal work surface.


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.


Comfort height toilets, which stand between 17 to 19 inches in height, are available from popular online and brick-and-mortar retailers such as Amazon and Home Depot. Comfort height and elongated toilets are available in brands, such as Kohler, American Standard, Delta Riosa and SaniAccess.