HARNESS SKILL

Solve the given problem

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A kite flying at a height of 75 m is attached to a string inclined at 41° to the horizontal

What is the length of the string?

a. Draw a sketch of the situation.

b. Mark in the given angle of elevation or depression.

– Use trigonometry to find the required missing length

Illustration:

Solution:

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References

ized Teaching Guides.” Department of Education Division of Cavite

Sin = opposite

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Hypotenuse

Sin(41 = x

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75

75 (Sin(41) = x

49.20 = x or 45