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# How much does the average human arm weigh?

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According to Shirley Kindrick, the human arm is approximately 6.5 percent of a person's total body weight. For instance, the average weight of a male is 194.7 pounds, meaning the average weight of a male arm is 12.6555 pounds.

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As of June 14, 2014, Statistic Brain states the average weight of a female is 164.7 pounds. This means the average weight of a female arm is 10.7 pounds.

In Africa, the average adult weight is 133.8 pounds, while in Europe, the average weight is 156.1 pounds. Therefore, the average weight of an arm is 8.7 pounds in Africa and 10.15 pounds in Europe.

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