geometry

posted by .

Many younger children like to play a game similar to baseball called tee-ball. To accommodate the younger children, the bases are only 40 feet apart in a square-shaped field. Find the distance between home plate and second base in tee-ball. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest tenth.

  • geometry -

    With home,first and second you have a right triangle, legs = 40

    Hypotenuse=sqrt(40^2+40^2)

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    the distance between any two bases on a baseball diamond is 90 feet.What is the best approximation for the direct distance from home plate to second base?
  2. math help me!

    on he teachers baseball team, they are measuring to put the bases down. ms.accardo wants it like a professiona; field. On a professional baseball field, the distance from one base to the next is 90 ft.what is the distance between home …
  3. Geometry

    A professional baseball diamond is a square. The distance from base to base is 90 ft. To the nearest foot, how far does a catcher standing at home plate throw the ball across the diagonal of the square to second base?
  4. math

    a baseball diamond is actually a square. the distance between bases is 90 feet. when a runner on first base tries to steal second, a catcher has to throw from home to second base.how far is it between home and second base?
  5. Math

    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?
  6. math

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

    In baseball, the length of the path between each pair of consecutive bases is 90 feet. The paths form right angles. How far does the ball need to travel if it is thrown from home plate directly to second base?
  8. math

    5. A group of children are playing baseball in a small field. Their baseball diamond is a square with sides 14.1 m. When throwing the ball from home plate to second base how far must it go?
  9. Math (trig)

    The distance from home plate to dead center field in a certain baseball stadium is 409 feet. A baseball diamond is square with a distance from home plate to first plate base 90 feet. How far is it from first base to dead center field?
  10. Child Developmental

    Which of the following statements is TRUE?

More Similar Questions