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Posted by **mysterychicken** on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 10:27am.

1.A baseball diamond is a square 90 ft on each side. How far is it diagonally from home plate to second base?

2.An equilateral triangle has sides 10 units long. Find (a)the height and (b) the area.

-MC

- Pre-Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 10:51amDo you know the Pythagorean theorem?

- Pre-Algebra -
**mysterychicken**, Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:04amYes; this is what my book says:

If the hypotenuse of a right triangle has length c, and the legs have lengths a and b, then c^2= a^2 + b^2

-MC

- Pre-Algebra -
**bobpursley**, Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 11:08amOk, each of these cases involve a right triangle (second base;home;first base). You are looking for the hypotenuse c.

In the second, the vertical, half the base, and the side form the right triangle, you are looking for the vertical a.

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