## Ponderal index formula

BMI = weight / height^{2}

whereas ponderal index use height^{3} - which makes more sense as our bodies are 3-dimensional structures not 2-dimensional structures

**PI = weight / height ^{3}**

BMI = weight / height^{2}

whereas ponderal index use height^{3} - which makes more sense as our bodies are 3-dimensional structures not 2-dimensional structures

**PI = weight / height ^{3}**