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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?

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    D^2 = 90^2 + 90^2
    = 8100+8100
    = 16200
    D =√16200 = 127 ft , to the nearest foot

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