# Calculating distance

This task is about using trigonometry to find missing lengths.

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a) Chris is flying a kite on a 25 metre (m) string. The string is at an angle of 74°.

How high off the ground is the kite?

Show your working.

*q = __________*metres

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b)

*Sue swam across a river that is 32 metres (m) wide. The current took her off course by 9°.*
How far down the river did the current taken her by the time she got to the other side?

Show your working.

*r = __________*metres

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c) Alex sailed his yacht south-west at 45° for 36 kilometres (km).

How far south of his starting point is Alex's yacht now?

Show your working.

*s = __________*kilometres