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Kendra is flying a kite 35 feet in the air. The angle of depression from the kite to where Kendra holds the string is 32 degrees. If Kendra holds the string 3 feet off the ground, what is the distance from her hands to the kite? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.

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  1. Height of the kite from the hand
    =35-3 = 32 ft
    Distance of the kite from hand
    = x feet

    using the formula

    sin(32) =32/x

    x = 32/sin(32) =60.3865572736188208=60.4 .............Ans(c)

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