Visual Basic | Passing arguments exercise | Calculate someone's BMI using a VB function

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Software ==> Visual Basic  (46 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of VB
Topic ==> Passing arguments  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> Visual Basic training
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Press CTRL + D to add the file called frmBMI.vb from the above folder into your project (or right click on the project and choose to add it as an existing item). 

Change your project's properties to make this the default form for your project.  When you run your project, you should see this:

BMI calculator

The idea is that when you click on the button, you'll see your BMI.  Hope it's better than this trainer's!


Uncomment this line of code:

'call function to show result

MessageBox.Show("Your BMI is " & BMI(Feet, Inches, Stones ...

Write the BMI function to make this work, using the constants supplied at the top of the form's class.  A person's BMI is their weight in kilograms divided by their height in metres squared, and there are 12 inches in a foot and 14 pounds in a stone!

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