# A baseball diamond is a square with side 90 ft. A batter hits the ball and runs

Ayaana Buck 2021-10-04 Answered
A baseball diamond is a square with side 90 ft. A batter hits the ball and runs toward first base with a speed of 24 ft/s. At what rate is his distance from second base decreasing when he is halfway to first base?
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Draw a square to set up. Put a point between home and 1st base to represent the runner. Label the distance from the runner to 1st base x.
Draw a line from the runner to 2nd base and label that distance y. The distance from 1st base x.
Draw a line from the runner to 2nd base and label that distance y. The distance from 1 st to 2nd is 90,