Geometry

A softball player asked her father to make her a home plate for a softball game. According to her encyclopedia, an official plate is made from a square by making two 12-inch diagonal cuts upward from both bottom corners. What is the length of the side of the original square?

  1. 0
asked by Samantha
  1. I think there's something missing here.

    posted by Steve

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    While warming up in her tryout as a pitcher for the Montwood softball team, Anabel Parga throws a softball horizontally with a speed of 22m/s. a. If home plate is 19m away, how far should the softball fall from its initial
  2. Math

    Two pieces of leather in the shape of the number 8 are used to make the surface of the ball used in the game of softball. The radius of the softball is 3.6 cm. What area of leather is required to make one of the figure 8 pieces?
  3. Algebra

    During a softball game, a batter hits a ball upward from an initial height of 3 feet. The height, in feet, of the softball is given by s(t)=−16t^2+70t+3 , where t is time in seconds and . Which is closest to the time when the
  4. math

    A softball diamond is a square with sides of 60 feet long. How far is home plate to second base? Round to the nearest tenth if necessary. 60 Home plate, first base, and second base form a right-angled triangle, with home plate to
  5. Math - 8th Grade

    Please help: The distance from home plate to second base on a softball diamond is 84.853 feet. This is the same as the distance from first base to third base. What is the area of a softball diamond? Round your answer to the
  6. physics

    A softball (350g) is thrown with an initial speed of 27m/s. The moment just before the softball hits the ground, VelocityFx = +27m/s and VelocityFy = -36m/s. Determine the final momentum of the softball.
  7. Algebra

    Amy throws a softball in the air with an initial velocity of 50 feet per second. She throws the softball from a height of 6 feet. The height of the softball, h, is modeled by the function h (t) = -16t^2 + 50t + 6, where t is the
  8. Physics

    In a slow-pitch softball game, a 0.200 kg softball crossed the plate at 10.00 m/s at an angle of 45.0° below the horizontal. The batter hits the ball toward center field, giving it a velocity of 44.0 m/s at 30.0° above the
  9. physics

    You throw a softball (of mass 300 g) straight up into the air. It reaches a maximum altitude of 10.1 m and then returns to you. What is the gravitational potential energy of the softball at its highest position? Assume the ball
  10. physics

    A softball (350g) is thrown with an initial speed of 23 m/s straight upward. What is the maximum potential energy the softball can have?

More Similar Questions