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Posted by **mike** on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 2:26pm.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 4:20pmDid you make a diagram?

Let the time taken be t seconds,

so the distance along third base line is 6t feet, and the distance along the first base line is 10t feet.

hoping that the lines at home plate are at 90º, don't you have a right-angled triangle and therefore isn't

(6t)^2 + (10t)^2 = 270^2 ?

t = .....

(pretty big softball field !)

- algebra 2 -
**mike**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 8:18pmThanks I was using the triangle, but I was just plugging in numbers trying to find some that worked, I did not think of making an equation. Thank you!

- algebra 2 -

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