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    Linear Equations and Inequalities Word Problem

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    The basal energy requirement B is the number of calories that a person needs to maintain the life process. For a 28-year old female with a height of 160 centimeters and a weight of 45 kilograms (kg), B is 1300 calories. If her weight increases to 50 kg, then B is 1365 calories. There is a linear equation that expresses B in terms of her weight w.

    How do I find the equation and find the basal energy requirement if the weight is 53.2kg?

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    From the condition, we know, if weight is w=45kg, B=1300 calories; if w=50kg, B=1365 ...

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