## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Given: $B(w)=70w^{3/4}$, where $w$ is the person's weight in kilograms. Person weighs 60 kilograms. Plug in given information into function and simplify: $B(w)=70(60^{3/4})$ $B(w)=1509.07727$. Round to the nearest calorie: The BMR for a person who weighs 60 kilograms is 1509 calories per day.