# SOLUTION: The base path of a baseball diamond forms a square. If it is 90 ft. from home to first, how far does the catcher have to throw to catch someone stealing second base? Give your an

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 Question 292741: The base path of a baseball diamond forms a square. If it is 90 ft. from home to first, how far does the catcher have to throw to catch someone stealing second base? Give your answer as a radical expresion in simplest form and then stimate the lenght to the nearest tenth of a foot.Answer by josmiceli(10616)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!It is telling you that ft is one side of the square, and it is asking you for the distance between opposite corners. The sides are all equal to ft and, for a square, the diagonal and a side are in the ratio to , so I can say Multiply both sides by ft (rounded to nearest 1/10 th)