**A baseball diamond is a square****with side 90 ft**. A batter hits the ball and runs toward first base with a speed of 26 ft/s. The rate at which his distance from second base decreasing when he is halfway to first base is -11.62 ft/sec.## 1 Expert Answer Best Newest Oldest By:

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46) a baseball diamond is a square with an area of 8100 square feet. The length of the diagonal of any square equal to the square root of 2 times its side length. Find the distance from home plate to second base (the length of the diagonal) to the nearest hundredth of a foot.

## Question:

A baseball diamond is a square of {eq}90 {/eq} feet on each side. Find the distance of a throw made from the catcher {eq}3 {/eq} feet behind home plate in an attempt to throw out a runner trying to steal second base.

## FAQ

**Is a baseball diamond a quadrilateral?**

**Probably the most famous rhombus out there is the baseball diamond**. The distance between each base is the same, making the shape a rhombus!

**Why is the baseball field called a diamond?**

A quadrilateral is a four-sided polygon.

**A diamond is a quadrilateral**, such that each of its sides has the same length, and opposite angles have an equal measure, which makes its opposite sides parallel.