Sand Castle Math

This problem suggested by one of our friends in Wisconsin.

sand castle 2Roberto and his friends built a five story castle in the sand complete with moat.  Each story of the castle was 10 inches high. They wanted to put a flag on the top of the castle.

How high did they have to reach? Give your answer in feet and inches.

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