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A kite on a 100 feet string has an angle of elevation of 18 degrees. The hand holding the string is 4 feet from the ground. How high above the ground is the kite?

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Given that h100 and 0 = 18°
Find the value of sin 0 as follows.
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Given that h100 and 0 = 18° Find the value of sin 0 as follows.

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sin e
h
100
sin18
h
h=100sin 18
h 30.9
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sin e h 100 sin18 h h=100sin 18 h 30.9

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