algebra

Joey is flying a kite that is attached to a string 200 yards long. The kite is as high as it can go and is flying directly above Joey's house which is 50 yards in front of Joey. How high above the ground is the kite?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 112
1. This problem has too many variables to answer.

How high above the ground is Joey's end of the string?

Is the side of the house 50 yards in front of him? Or is the center of the house 50 yards in front of him?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

Similar Questions

1. pre algebra

a girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where she is standing is 30 yards. if the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground how high is the

asked by ryhane on January 20, 2011
2. Math

A girl lets out 50 yards of kite string while flying a kite. The distance from a point on the ground directly under the kite to where the girl is standing is 30 yards. If the girl holds the string 3 feet from the ground,how high

asked by Monica on February 8, 2011
3. trig

A kite is flying overhead at an angle of elevation is 28. If the kite string is 10m long, what is the horizontal that the kite is flying away from you?

asked by Chastity on January 23, 2011
4. Math Trig

A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 40 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 120-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite?

asked by Randy on October 24, 2014
5. Math

Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite

asked by Matthew on January 7, 2013
6. fractions and division

Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend six hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what information you need to find how long each friend flew the kite.

asked by emil on April 18, 2012
7. Algebra 2/ Trig

Igor is flying a kite. he has let out 300 feet of kite string. the string makes an angle of 64 degrees with the level ground. To the nearest foot, how high is his kite?

asked by Breana on January 21, 2014
8. math

Several friends are taking turns flying a kite. Each friend flies the kite for the same amount of time. They spend 6 hours flying the kite altogether. Explain what imformation you needto find how long each friend flew the kite

asked by jasmine ochoa on January 5, 2010
9. precal

A kite flier wondered how high her kite was flying. She used a protractor to measure an angle of 36 degrees from level ground to the kite string. If she used a full 140-yard spool of string, how high, in feet, was the kite?

asked by Courtney on February 14, 2014
10. 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

asked by Anonymous on June 2, 2014

More Similar Questions