Posted by **Annie** on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:52pm.

The bases on a baseball diamond are 90 feet apart. How far is it from home plate to second base?

Please explain

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:55pm
Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

90^2 + 90^2 = c^2

8,100 + 8,100 = c^2

16,200 = c^2

127.28 = c

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**Annie**, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:57pm
thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:01pm
You're welcome.

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