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The formula used to calculate the percentage of body fat for men is %body fat = (-98.42+4.15w-0.082b)/b
where w is the waist measurement in inches and "b" is the total body weight in pounds. What is the body fat for a man weighing 156 pounds and waist measurement 32 inches. Round to the nearest integer.

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A percent body fat calculation is performed given weight and waist measurement.

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