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Posted by on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 11:38pm.

A child’s kite is on top of a straight pine tree. A ladder is placed against the tree and touches the kite. The ladder forms a 45-degree angle with the flat ground. The base of the tree is 9 feet away from the base of the ladder. With only this information, how can you determine the height of the tree?

  • math - , Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:20pm

    This problem involves a right isosles triangle.
    Legs of an isosles triangle have the same measure.

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