Posted by **Sunbird** on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:24am.

A base ball diamond is square. The distance from home plate to first base is 90 feet. In feet, what is the distance from home plate to second base? (1 point)

127

81

19

13

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:32am
the diagonal of a square of side s is s√2

The only possible choice is 127, which is greater than 90.

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**Sunbird**, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:33am
Thank you very much for your help

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**Steve**, Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:45am
my pleasure.

When picking "the only possible choice" be sure to check that it is in fact the value you expected. Sometimes the given answers are all wrong.

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