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December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

Number of results: 43,758

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**algebra2**

A kite string is 102 feet long. the angle between the kite string and the ground is 54.9. how high is the kite
*December 10, 2014 by dd*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 :)*

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