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# Mr. Girson is exactly 6.25 feet tall. His daughter is half his height. Which equation would provide the best estimate of how many feet taller Mr. Girson is than his daughter?6 – 6 ÷ 2 = 36 + 6 ÷ 2 = 96 – 1/2 – 6 = 1/26 + 1/2 + 6 = 12 1/2

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Answer:AStep-by-step explanation:None of them really. But the first one is the expected answer. The question is a good one because it involves estimation. He is approximately 6 feet. His daughter is 6/2 = 3. You divide by 2 because she is 1/2 his height.The first equation tells you that he is 3 feet taller than his daughter. It should be written as6 - (6÷2) = ?6 - 3 = 3 which is A