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alice is flying a kite. Her hand is three feet above ground level and is holding the end of a 300-foot-long kite, which makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground?

  • trigonometry - ,

    This is not calculus. It is basic trigonometry.

    The kite is 300 sin 57 above her hand. Add 3 feet to that for the height above the ground.

    Assume the string is 300 feet long, not the kite itself

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