How much volume (in cm3) is gained by a person who gains 12.8 lb of pure fat?

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  • 1 month ago

    (12.8 lb) x (453.592 g/lb) / (0.9 g/mL) x (1 cm^3 / 1 mL) = 6450 cm^3

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Body fat has a specific gravity of about 0.9.  12.8 lbs = 5.8 kg = 6.4 L.  Easy conversion to cm^3.

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