High School Geometry Question

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Joel is flying his kite in the park.  While he holds one end of the 65 foot kitestring, the kite floats at an angle elevation of 50 degrees.  How much higher is the kite than the hand with Joel is holding the string?

May 27th, 2015

65 sin 50⁰ = y 

49.8 ft <==ANSWER 

May 27th, 2015

I had that setup, but did not get 49.8.

May 27th, 2015

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