2002 AMC 12B Problems/Problem 1
- The following problem is from both the 2002 AMC 12B #1 and 2002 AMC 10B #3, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
The arithmetic mean of the nine numbers in the set is a -digit number , all of whose digits are distinct. The number doesn't contain the digit
Solution 1
We wish to find , or . This doesn't have the digit 0, so the answer is
Solution 2
Notice that the final number is guaranteed to have the digits and that each of these digits can be paired with an even number adding up to 9. can be taken out, with the other digits fulfilling divisibility by 9.
Solution 3
The arithmetic mean is . So select . ~hastapasta
See also
2002 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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2002 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
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