# 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 ?

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1. (105-5)/x = sin43°

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