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A kite is flying 70 feet above the ground and is attached to a string tied to a stake on the ground. The angle of elevation formed by the string and the ground is 40°. Find the length of the string to the nearest foot.

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sinα=70/L L=70/sinα,  and we are told that α=40° so L=70/sin40 ft L≈109 ft

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