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    3G1RLS4ME   15,883
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How do u figure 5% of body weight to lose?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Need math help once again please :)
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3G1RLS4ME 3/5/2013 9:48PM

    8 lbs not to bad in a couple of weeks :) thanks a bunch guys:)

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LISSASLOSINIT 3/5/2013 3:20PM

    lol, I always wondered this! now I know. I'm also bad at math. :)

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KSCHRAUT 3/5/2013 3:15PM

    Current weight x .05 then take that number and subtract it from current weight to see where your 5% goal would be (the number you get when multiplying current weight by .05 is the # of pounds you need to lose)

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BRAVELUTE 3/5/2013 1:58PM

    Do you know you can deal with all of this at the bottom of this page?

http://www.sparkpeople
.com/myspark/weight_edit.asp

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ALIHIKES 3/5/2013 1:48PM

    Your weight loss ticker shows your weight as 158; so 5% is roughly 8 pounds

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OLIVIANIGHT 3/5/2013 1:47PM

    Heh I spent at least 15 minutes trying to figure this out, before I figured that 5% is just half of 10%, which is so easy to work out.

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STEPHANIE302013 3/5/2013 1:03PM

    If your current weight is say 190 - then 10% is 19 and 5% would be 9.5 - easy peasy!

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BIGPAWSUP 3/5/2013 1:00PM

    current weight times .05

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