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7-31.

Felipe knew that he was 60 inches tall and that his sister Maria was 5 feet tall.

Felipe said,

*"Hey, I'm 12 times as tall as you, since 5 times 12 equals 60."*At first, Maria was puzzled, but then she said,

*"That's not true, and I know why."*

Explain in a complete sentence what Maria realized. Homework Help ✎

Inches and feet are different measuring units.

One foot is 12 inches.