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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

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    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

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