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How tall would one grow in adulthood?

i am 5"3 and im 15 yrs old boy. my dad is 5"6, mom 5'2. moms side not very tall about medium for men but short for women. dad side men tall women middle. in fact my dads mom is taller then my dad. i sarted puberty at about 10-11. have side burns. so please how tall should i be when im taller?
Wed, 25 Mar 2015
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your final height depends on midparental height which is calculated as
father ht+mother height+13 divided by 2,so your height will be 141 inch divided by 2 i.e. 70 inches i.e.5'10".
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