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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

lets say you have a pendulum swinging.

the length of string is 1m

it swings to the right so that the angle is 45deg.

i want to find difference in height from when it is at rest to its new position at 45deg.

How do i do this, trigonomically speaking i mean?

i mean, where is the right triangle???

2. Relevant equations

not exactly a homework prob, but related to everything in homework

3. The attempt at a solution

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

i think i forgot sum basic trig, cause i cant figure out where the right angle triangle is to get my lengths from/????

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