# math

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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1. 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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2. 25

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