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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. How high is the kite flying over the building? You must show all work and calculations to receive full credit.

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    @nono266 @dan815 @Teddyiswatshecallsme @mathstudent55 @KAKES1967 @sweetburger @undeadknight26 @iiAriana @OregonDuck @Lollygirl217

  3. anonymous
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    Please help me

  4. anonymous
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    This was my work tan(29)=opposite / adj tan(29)=opposite / 400 opposite=tan(29) x 400 opposite=0.55430905145 x 400 opposite=221.72

  5. anonymous
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    tan(29∘)=height of the kite400 feet

  6. anonymous
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    What's the value of tan(29∘)

  7. anonymous
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    crap idk hold on

  8. anonymous
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    it would be 0.554 am i right?

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    @CaptainLlama49

  10. anonymous
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    0.554=height of the kite400

  11. anonymous
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    can you solve the equation?

  12. anonymous
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    you there?

  13. anonymous
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    Im here sorry

  14. anonymous
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    its ok now can you figure out this equation > 0.554=height of the kite400

  15. anonymous
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    No :P

  16. anonymous
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    first we would take 400 and multiply iy by 400 to cancel it out while multiplying .554 by 400

  17. anonymous
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    so what would be the answer?

  18. anonymous
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    hold on

  19. anonymous
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    ok

  20. anonymous
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    did you get it?

  21. anonymous
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    No Idk how to do this what did you get @KAKES1967 im so frustrated

  22. anonymous
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    the kite would be 221.6 feet above the building

  23. anonymous
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    so 221.6

  24. anonymous
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    Right

  25. anonymous
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    thats it

  26. anonymous
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    did you get it right btw?

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