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A kite string is 102 feet long. the angle between the kite string and the ground is 54.9. how high is the kite

Reiny
so the hypotenuse of your rightangled triangle is 102
(ignoring the slack in the line)
let the height be h
sin 54.9° = h/102
h = 102sin54.9°
= ...
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