Trigonometry
posted by Dynesha .
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?

Make a diagram of the rightangled triangle to see that
tan 40° =height/60
height = 60sin40°
= ...
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