Posted by Shelby on .
when a child flying a kite has let out 50 m of string the string makes an angle of 55 degrees with the ground. how high is the kite

math 
helper,
sketch a right triangle
A = 55 degrees
c = 50
a = unknown (kite height)
sin 55 deg = a/c = a/50 = 0.8192
solve for a