Posted by megan on Friday, July 5, 2013 at 9:36am.
When I went kite flying the other day, I let out an entire roll of string (400 feet). If when the string pulled tight formed a 40 degree angle with the ground, about how high was the kite?

math  MathMate, Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10:58am
Draw a diagram and hence deduce that
Height=400 sin(40°)