2001 USAMO Problems
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Day 1
Problem 1
Each of eight boxes contains six balls. Each ball has been colored with one of colors, such that no two balls in the same box are the same color, and no two colors occur together in more than one box. Determine, with justification, the smallest integer for which this is possible.
Problem 2
Let be a triangle and let be its incircle. Denote by and the points where is tangent to sides and , respectively. Denote by and the points on sides and , respectively, such that and , and denote by the point of intersection of segments and . Circle intersects segment at two points, the closer of which to the vertex is denoted by . Prove that .
Problem 3
Let and satisfy
Show that
Day 2
Problem 4
Let be a point in the plane of triangle such that the segments , , and are the sides of an obtuse triangle. Assume that in this triangle the obtuse angle opposes the side congruent to . Prove that is acute.
Problem 5
Let be a set of integers (not necessarily positive) such that
(a) there exist with ;
(b) if and are elements of (possibly equal), then also belongs to .
Prove that is the set of all integers.
Problem 6
Each point in the plane is assigned a real number such that, for any triangle, the number at the center of its inscribed circle is equal to the arithmetic mean of the three numbers at its vertices. Prove that all points in the plane are assigned the same number.
See Also
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