# SOLUTION: can someone please help? De'andre has let out 25 yd of kite string when he sees that his kite is directly above lynn. If De'andre is 7 yd from lynn, how high is the kite?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 511907: can someone please help? De'andre has let out 25 yd of kite string when he sees that his kite is directly above lynn. If De'andre is 7 yd from lynn, how high is the kite?Answer by nerdybill(7090)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!De'andre has let out 25 yd of kite string when he sees that his kite is directly above lynn. If De'andre is 7 yd from lynn, how high is the kite? . Draw a diagram of the problem. It'll help you see the solution. . Let h = height of kite then applying Pythagorean theorem: h^2 + 7^2 = 25^2 h^2 + 49 = 625 h^2 = 576 h = sqrt(576) h = 24 yards