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1. A baseball diamond is actually a square, 90 feet on each side. What is the distance from third base to first base?
2. The equation gives the distance, D, in miles that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in feet.
a) Solve this equation for h
b) Mammoth Mountain is 11,059 feet in elevation. How far can you see to the horizon from the top of Mammoth Mountain?
1) Use pythagoras theorem:
a right triangle with 90 as the two sides.