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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?

A.
90 feet
B.
127.3 feet
C.
135.7 feet
D.
180 feet

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  1. 90^2 + 90^2 = 16,200^2

    Square root of 16,200 = 127.3 feet

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  2. 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?

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  3. 127.3

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  4. 127.3
    90*90+90*90=16,200*16,200
    Then you need to find the square root of 16,200, which would be 127.3

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