While flying a kite, 400 ft of string was let out. The string ,when pulled tight, formed a 40 angle with the ground .What was the approximat

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While flying a kite, 400 ft of string was let out. The string ,when pulled tight, formed a 40 angle with the ground .What was the approximate height of the kite

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Natalia 2 weeks 2021-10-14T02:14:20+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-14T02:16:06+00:00

    Answer:

    257 ft

    Step-by-step explanation:

    You know based upon soh that sin=opp/hyp

    So drawing a right triangle with a hypotenuse of 400 ft and an angle of 40° with the ground, you can see that sin40=x/400

    Multiply both sides to find your x value or height which is 257.

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