# A baseball diamond is a square with sides of 90 feet. What is the shortest distance, to the nearest tenth of a foot, between first base and third base?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 14, 2016

#### Answer:

The distance between first and third base is the **diagonal** of the square ...

#### Explanation:

The length of the diagonal of a square with sides **x** is **Pythagorean theorem** to prove this!]

For this problem, length of diagonal

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source: http://www.coolmath.com/reference/squares#The_diagonal_of_a_square