Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 978-1-337-61408-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-33761-408-5

Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Similar Polygons - Exercises - Page 236: 30


38.4 ft

Work Step by Step

Set up a proportion between the first length of string and kite height and the second string length (100-40) and kite height we have to find (x) --> 64/100 = x/100-40. Solve and the second kite height is 38.4 ft.
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