the length of a string between a kite and a piont on the ground is 90 metres. if the string makes an angle threta with the ground level such that tan threta = 15/8'how high is the kite

Asked by  | 14th Jan, 2013, 12:58: PM

Expert Answer:

tan Q=height/base=15/8
sinQ=heigt of kite from ground/length of string=15/root(15^2+8^2)
                                                                   =15/17
       height of kite from ground=15*90/17
                                           =1350/17 m.

Answered by  | 14th Jan, 2013, 01:16: PM

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