anonymous
  • anonymous
As shown below, an observer (O) is located 400 feet from a building (B). The observer notices a kite (K) flying at a 29° angle of elevation from his line of sight. What equation and trigonometric function can be used to solve for the height (h) of the kite? What is the height of the kite? You must show all work and calculations to receive full credit.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@ganeshie8
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
where is the drawing ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
no drawing :/

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ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
The question starts with `As shown below,...` could you double check there is really nothing below the question ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
srry there is XD
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ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
First go to the given angle corner and stare at the triangle : |dw:1433975815718:dw|
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Opposite side = ? Adjacent side = ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
opposite side = 193.92 adjacent side = 349.84
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
how did u get those ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
sine and cosine of 29 is that right?
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Not quite, just look at the triangle : |dw:1433976213716:dw|
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
|dw:1433976275063:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohhh
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Which trig ratio involves both Opposite and Adjacent sides ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
tangent?
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Yes use that
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
\[\large \tan(29)~=~\dfrac{h}{400}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
221.72
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Correct!
anonymous
  • anonymous
thank you! how do you give medals on this???
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
Do you see blue medal button next to my rely ?
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
|dw:1433976881363:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes I think I gave you one thanks again
ganeshie8
  • ganeshie8
yw :)

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