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Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 60 ft is given by the following. y= 155-(1/40)(x-50)^2 Find the distance traveled by the kite.
February 4, 2014 by Sandy

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 60 ft is given by the following. y= 155-(1/40)(x-50)^2
February 4, 2014 by Sandy

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 60 ft is given by y = 150 − 1/40(x − 50)^2. Find the distance traveled by the kite. (Round your answer to one decimal place.) THe answer is supposed to be 94.2...
October 7, 2011 by Caroline

physics
A kite is hovering over the ground at the end of a straight 47-m line. The tension in the line has a magnitude of 14 N. Wind blowing on the kite exerts a force of 17 N, directed 55° above the horizontal. Note that the line attached to the kite is not oriented at an angle of 55...
February 28, 2013 by Dee

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 80 ft is given by the following. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 Find the distance traveled by the kite. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)(x-50) y = 150 - (1/40)x^2...
June 13, 2007 by COFFEE

Precalculus`!
Ruth is flying a kite. Her hand is 3 feet above ground and is holding the end of a 300 ft. kite string, which makes an angle of 57 degrees with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground
March 2, 2009 by Janae

calculus
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?
March 8, 2010 by lisa

Math
Ruth is flying a kite. Her hand is 3 feet above ground level and is holding the end of a 375 foot long kite string, which makes an angle of 64° with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
December 13, 2010 by Anonymous

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 80 ft is given by the following. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 Find the distance traveled by the kite. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)(x-50) y = 150 - (1/40)x^2...
June 13, 2007 by COFFEE

Pre-Cal
A person flying a kite holds the string 4 feet above ground level. The string of the kite is taut and makes an angle of 60 degrees with the horizontal. Approximate the height of the kite above level ground if 500 feet of string is payed out.
July 17, 2010 by Aaron

precal
A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 36 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 140-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and the height of the ...
February 14, 2014 by Courtney

Trigonometry
Height of a Kite A 100-foot line is attached to a kite. When the kite has pulled the line taut, the angle of elevation to the kite is approximately 50°. Now everybody lets approximate the height of the kite!
February 4, 2013 by AwesomeGuy

Algebra 2
A boy is flying a kite. The height of the kite is 1 1/2 times greater than the horizontal distance (x). The length of string that is out is 520 ft. Determine the height of the kite.
April 26, 2012 by Chelsea:)

Math Trig
A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 40 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 120-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite? (Disregard the string sag and the height of the ...
October 24, 2014 by Randy

hydrodynamics
a kite weighs 2.50 lb and has an area of 8 square-ft. The tension in the kite is 6.6 lb when the string makes an angle of 45degrees with the horizontal. For a wind of 20 mph, assume an angle of 8 degrees with the horizontal. Consider the kite essentially flat plate
November 25, 2011 by jolly

pre calc
a kite currently flying at an altitude of 16 meters above the ground. If the angle of elevation from the ground to the kite is 30 degrees, find the length of the kite string to the nearest meter.
January 2, 2012 by jim

RIGHT TRIANGLE TRIG
a kite is being flown 150 yards of string. the kite has an angle of elevation with the ground 65 degrees. how high above the ground is the kite. I DONT KNOW HOW TO SET UP THE PROBLEM
November 4, 2014 by Albert

check my set up please, trig
Sarah holds the end of her kite string 5 feet off the ground. The kite string makes a 43 degree angle of elevation with the horizontal and the kite is 105 ft. off the ground. How long is the kite string to the nearest tenth of a foot? cos43=100/x ?
June 2, 2014 by Anonymous

trig
A kite string is 65 metres long and makes an angle of 32 degrees with the ground. Calculate the height of the kite above the ground to the nearest metre.
May 25, 2014 by Jane

Math
A kite is being flown at a height of 300 ft, and the wind carries the kite horizontally away at a rate of 25ft/sec. How fast must the string be let out when the kite is 500ft away?
November 30, 2012 by Peggy

Math
Karen is making a kite for her art class. To figure out the dimensions of her final kite, she studies a model of a kite shown below. She wants her kite to be similar to the model her teacher made. If the height of the right triangle in her finished kite is 56 cm, what is the ...
February 11, 2014 by Anonymous

Calculus
A steady wind blows a kite due west. The kite's height above ground from horizontal position x = 0 to x = 80 ft is given by the following. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 Find the distance traveled by the kite. y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)^2 y = 150 - (1/40)(x-50)(x-50) y = 150 - (1/40)x^...
June 15, 2007 by COFFEE

Algebra
A kite is tied to the ground. The rays from the sun hit the kite perpendicular to the kite string, casting a shadow of the kite on the ground. The coordinates in the diagram are given in feet. What is the distance from where the kite is tied to the shadow? Coordinates are (3,...
November 19, 2014 by Rachel

Math
A kite is 32m above from the ground. The angle the kite string makes with the ground is 39°. How long is the kite string, to the nearest metre?
April 29, 2013 by Jackie

Maths
A boy is flying a kite on a string 33m long. The string which is being held at 1.5m above the ground, makes an angle of 39* with the horizontal. How high is the kite above the ground (nearest cm)
September 14, 2014 by Ryan

calculus
A girl flies a kite at a height of 200 ft, the wind carrying the kite horizontally away from her at a rate of 4 ft/sec. How fast must she let out the string when the kite is 422 ft away from her? Answer = ft/sec.
September 27, 2012 by Avi

trig
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degrees with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground directly below the kite , find the length of the kite string
March 2, 2011 by ...

Math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!
April 18, 2011 by Barnie

math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!
April 18, 2011 by ashely

Math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!
April 18, 2011 by ashely

math
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle of 57 degress with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground direcly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.. Please help!!!
April 18, 2011 by ashely

Geometry
Richard is flying a kite. The kite string makes an angle 57 with the ground. If Richard is standing 100 feet from the point on the ground directly below the kite, find the length of the kite string.
February 29, 2012 by Meredith

AP CALCULUS
A girl is flying a kite at a height of 320 ft. If the wind blows the kite horizontally at a rate of 15 feet per second away from the girl, at what rate is the girl releasing the string when the length of the string is 400 ft? [kite] <---15 ft/sec . . . . . . . . . . . . 320...
November 6, 2010 by Naz

Physics
A large kite of mass 3 kg is flying through the air on a windy day. Currently, the tension from the string on the kite has a magnitude of 7.7 N at an angle of θ = 33.5 degrees. The current acceleration of the kite has a magnitude of a = 7.56 m/s2 at an angle of φ = ...
September 16, 2012 by Ashley

Trigonometry
A little boy is flying a kite. The string of the kite makes an angle of 30 dgrees with the ground. If the height of the kite is h equals 15 m, find the length (in meters)of the string that the boy has used.
January 24, 2010 by Rob

Trigonometry
You are flying a kite while standing 60 ft from a fence. If the kite string makes a 40 degree angle with the ground, how much string, in feet, is let out when the kite is directly above the fence?
January 18, 2013 by Dynesha

PreCalculus
A kite has a lifting surface area of 630 square meters. Suppose the wind is blowing against the kite with a force of 100 newtons at an angle of 20 degrees above the horizontal. How much force is lifting the kite? I tried to draw a diagram, but I don't really understand what ...
March 8, 2009 by Katie

I NEED HELP!!!!!MATH!!!
A person flying a kite holds the string 4 feet above ground level. The string of the kite is taut and makes an angle of 60° with the horizontal (see the figure). Approximate the height of the kite above level ground if 700 feet of string is payed out. (Round your answer to one...
September 28, 2011 by STEPHANIE

pre algebra
a girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where she is standing is 30 yards. if the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground how high is the kite? assume the string is tight.
January 20, 2011 by ryhane

math
A person flying a kite holds the string 4 feet above ground level. The string of the kite is taut and makes an angle of 60° with the horizontal (see the figure). Approximate the height of the kite above level ground if 700 feet of string is payed out. (Round your answer to one...
September 28, 2011 by STEPHANIE

Math
A girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where the girl is standing is 30 yards. If the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground,how high is the kite? Assume the string is tight.
February 8, 2011 by Monica

math
AMy's kite flew the highest. Benny's kite flew 50ft lower then amy's but 100 feet higher then cathy's. Cathy's kite was 100 feet higher then Devons. Devons' kite was 300 feet above the ground. How high was Amy's kite?
October 11, 2010 by Pat

trig
A kite is flying overhead at an angle of elevation is 28. If the kite string is 10m long, what is the horizontal that the kite is flying away from you?
January 23, 2011 by Chastity

Math
A kite has a string 100m long anchored to the ground. The string makes and angle with the ground of 65 degree. What is the horizontal distance of the kite from the anchor?
August 30, 2012 by Danielle

Algebra 2/ Trig
Igor is flying a kite. he has let out 300 feet of kite string. the string makes an angle of 64 degrees with the level ground. To the nearest foot, how high is his kite?
January 21, 2014 by Breana

math
Richard is flying a kite at an angle elevation of 52 degrees. he is 5 ft tall. If richard is standing 100 ft from the point on the ground directly below the kite, compute the length of the kite string.
February 9, 2014 by tor

mechanic fluid
A kite weighs 9.8N having an area of 1m square makes an angle of 7.5 degree to the horizontal when flying in a wind at speeds of 35km/h. If the pull on the string attached to the kite is 50N and is inclined to the horizontal 45 degree. Determine the lift and dras coefficients...
November 20, 2011 by ragu

algebra
Joey is flying a kite that is attached to a string 200 yards long. The kite is as high as it can go and is flying directly above Joey's house which is 50 yards in front of Joey. How high above the ground is the kite?
June 27, 2012 by laurie

calculus
A child is flying a kite. If the kite is 125 feet above the child's hand level and the wind is blowing it on a horizontal course at 7 feet per second, the child is letting out cord at _____ feet per second when 245 feet of cord are out. Assume that the cord remains straight ...
October 25, 2011 by Katie

Math
A kite string makes a 43 degree with the ground. The string is staked to a point 104 meters from a point on the ground directly below the kite. Find to the nearest meter the length of the kite string.
February 25, 2013 by Kiki

Math
If Kate is flying a kite on the field and she lets out 20 meters of string and at the same time her friend Abigail is watching in the distance The angle of elevation of the kite from her position is 65 degrees And the angle of elevation of the kite from Abigail's position is ...
June 9, 2014 by Matt

Maths-Trigonometry
a kite is attached to a string that is 15m long. If the string makes an angle of 26 degrees to the horizontal the height of the kite is.
July 28, 2012 by L

math
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what imformation you needto find how long each friend flew the kite for?
January 5, 2010 by jasmine ochoa

Math
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite for.
January 7, 2013 by Matthew

fractions and division
Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend six hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite.
April 18, 2012 by emil

geometry
could a kite be equilateral? could a square or rhombus be a kite ? is it possible to be a kite?
January 23, 2011 by 000

geometry
A drawing on a sheet of graph paper shows a kite 8 cm wide and 10 cm long. The width of the kite is labeled 2ft. write and solve a problem about the kite.
December 10, 2012 by Anonymous

geometry
One side of a kite is 4 cm less than four times the length of another side. The perimeter of the kite is 59 cm. Find the lengths of the sides of the kite.
June 21, 2010 by Anonymous

geometry
Kendra is flying a kite 35 feet in the air. The angle of depression from the kite to where Kendra holds the string is 32 degrees. If Kendra holds the string 3 feet off the ground, what is the distance from her hands to the kite? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
December 3, 2013 by david

4th Grade Language Arts
Can you please check my answers. I made the answers in capital letters. Directions, Choose the simple subject in each sentence. 1. The annual kite contest takes place this weekend. KITE 2. Fifty contestants are competing for first prize this year. CONTESTANT 3. The rules ...
September 2, 2009 by Claire

PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
what do you need to know to solve this? you have kite ABCD. angle B is at the top of the kite and measures 80 degrees. angles A and C are on the sides and angle D is at the bottom of the kite. what is the largest siza that angle A or C could be?
October 14, 2011 by alya

PROBLEM SOLVING IN MATHEMATICS
what do you need to know to solve this? you have kite ABCD. angle B is at the top of the kite and measures 80 degrees. angles A and C are on the sides and angle D is at the bottom of the kite. what is the largest siza that angle A or C could be?
October 18, 2011 by HELP ME!!!!

math
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
January 20, 2011 by Shelby

Math
A man flies a kite with a 100 foot string. the angle of a string is 52 degrees. how length off the ground is the kite?
March 24, 2011 by Niecy

math
a kite with a string 150ft long makes an angle of 45 degree with the ground. assuming that the string is straight how high is the kite?
February 25, 2014 by Eymern

PreCalculus
"A kite is flying 100ft off the ground, and its line is pulled taut. The angle of elevation of the kite is 43 degrees. Find the length of the line."
March 23, 2011 by bill

calculus
A kite with a string 80 feet long makes an angle of elevation of 40 degrees with the ground, assuming the string is straight how high is the kite? round your answer to the nearest foot
May 8, 2013 by Lizzi

geometry
A kite is flying at an angle of elevation of 40 degrees. All 80 m of string have been let out. Ignoring the sag in the string, the height of the kite to the nearest 10 m is __?__ meters.
June 4, 2014 by reyna

math
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 ...
April 19, 2013 by Tom

math
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 ...
April 23, 2013 by Anonymous

math
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?
July 5, 2013 by megan

trig
a kite is flying at an angle of elevation of about 40 degrees. all 80 meters of string have been let out. ignoring the sag in the string, find the height of the kite to the nearest 10 meter
March 9, 2014 by Hannah

Math
Mr Shen wished to enter the orange kite competition with an innovative kite of his own desgin. He did tests that showed an irregular quadrilateral design was best. The longest side (A) was twice the length of the shortest side (C). Side B was one and one-half times the ...
May 2, 2014 by Christopher

Physics
A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
November 20, 2013 by Ashley

physics
A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
November 21, 2013 by Ashley

physics
A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
November 21, 2013 by Ashley

Help Please!!!- Physics
A plane flies due north (90° from east) with a velocity of 100 km/h for 3 hours. During this time, a steady wind blows southeast at 30 km/h at an angle of 315° from due east. After 3 hours, where will the plane’s position be relative to its starting point? Show your work.
November 22, 2013 by Jacob

Algebra 1
I have to write an inequality for this word problem A kite can be flown in wind speeds no less than 7 miles per hour and no more than 16 miles per hour. Write an inequality for the wind speeds at which the kite can fly
September 18, 2012 by Niya

Math
Bernice made a kite by putting 2 triangles together the base of each triangles is 9 inches The height of each triangles is 12 inches and the height of the other triangle is 16 inches What is the area of the kite?show your work.!!!
April 28, 2009 by erika

Math Help!!!
Russell Grossman is training for the Olympics. He wants to know the distance across lake royal, so he can write in his training logbook how far he rows each day. If from one point on the shore to one side of the lake is 13 km and from the same point to another side of the lake...
November 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Geometry
A kite has an area of 32. One diagonal is 4 times the other one. The endpoints of one of the diagonals (one of the vertices of the kite) is (3,6). Find other three possibilites for the other three vertices of the kite. Can someone help me with this problem? I can tell you what...
June 13, 2006 by Anonymous

6th grade math
Bernice made a kite by putting 2 triangles together The base of each trangle is 9 inches The height of each triangles is 12inches and the height of each triangles is 16 inches What is the area of the kite ? show your work (hint the area of a triangle is 1/2bh)
April 28, 2009 by erika

trig
A kite is flying at an angle of elevation of about 40 degrees. All 80 meters of string have been let out. Ignoring the sag in the string, find the height of the kite nearest ten meters.
February 5, 2014 by Jasmine

trig
A kite is flying at an angle of elevation of about 40 degrees. All 80 meters of string have been let out. Ignoring the sag in the string, find the height of the kite nearest ten meters.
February 5, 2014 by Jasmine

PHYYYYYSICS 4
A plane points its nose due north and flies at a speed of 71 m/s relative to the air. The plane enters a strong wind that blows at a speed of 23 m/s due west relative to the ground. What is the angle of the plane's trajectory according to an observer standing on the ground? ...
September 18, 2014 by Carissa

physics
stone dropped from a tower if steady wind blows in the horizontal direction
August 24, 2011 by kigni

Math Help!!!
Russell Grossman is training for the Olympics. He wants to know the distance across lake royal, so he can write in his training logbook how far he rows each day. If from one point on the shore to one side of the lake is 13 km and from the same point to another side of the lake...
November 19, 2014 by Anonymous

Algebra
The vertices of a kite have coordinates (14,2), (10,-4), (6,2), and (10,y). If the kite has an area of 64 square units, what is the value of y?
March 4, 2012 by Curt

geometry
The perimeter of a kite is 24 I'm tring to find the the sides the kite 4cm less than 3 times the length of another
March 17, 2011 by tim

physics
A jetliner can fly 5.57 hours on a full load of fuel. Without any wind it flies at a speed of 2.43 x 102 m/s. The plane is to make a round-trip by heading due west for a certain distance, turning around, and then heading due east for the return trip. During the entire flight, ...
October 6, 2011 by randy

Math
Mr Shen wished to enter the orange kite competition with an innovative kite of his own design. He did tests that showed an irregular quadrilateral design was best. The longest side (A) was twice the length of the shortest side (C). Side B was one and one-half times the ...
May 5, 2014 by Christopher

geometry
a kite has diagonals 9.2 and 8 ft. what is the area of the kite
June 15, 2010 by nessa

geometry
WHAT IS ad TO THE NEAREST 10 ON A KITE WHEN THE KITE IS22,7, AND 12
April 28, 2013 by EVA

calc
A kite 100 ft above the ground moves horizontally at a speed of 8 ft/s. At what rate is the angle of elevation between the string and the horizontal decreasing when 200 ft of string have been let out?
January 2, 2011 by Tom

Calculus
Here is the other. Thank you! A kite 100 ft above the ground moves horizontally at a speed of 8 ft/s. At what rate is the angle between the string and the horizontal decreasing when 200 ft of string has been let out?
October 5, 2011 by Linda

calc
A kite 80 feet above the ground moves horizontally at a speed of 8 ft/sec. At what rate is the angle between the string and the horizontal decreasing when 100 ft of string have been let out?
December 16, 2011 by need help

calculus 1
A kite 100 ft above the ground moves horizontally at a speed of 10 ft/s. At what rate is the angle (in radians) between the string and the horizontal decreasing when 200 ft of string have been let out?
February 26, 2013 by heather

Physics
A jetliner can fly 6.50 hours on a full load of fuel. Without any wind it flies at a speed of 2.15 102 m/s. The plane is to make a round-trip by heading due west for a certain distance, turning around, and then heading due east for the return trip. During the entire flight, ...
September 19, 2010 by Brian

science
A sailboat sails west from port for 5.3 km and experiences a shift in the wind direction. The wind blows the sailboat 2.5 km south. What is its displacement from its original position? a^2+b^2=c^2 5.3^2+2.5^2=5.86^2 I just cant figure out the direction...
October 21, 2009 by :)

math
If sam spent 25% of his savings on a kite that coscost 20$ how much did sam hpave before he bought the kite 25×20=
May 15, 2014 by kie

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