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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!

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    let's!

    h/100 = sin 50°

    so, h = ?

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