2013 AIME I Problems
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Problem 1
The AIME Triathlon consists of a halfmile swim, a 30mile bicycle ride, and an eightmile run. Tom swims, bicycles, and runs at constant rates. He runs fives times as fast as he swims, and he bicycles twice as fast as he runs. Tom completes the AIME Triathlon in four and a quarter hours. How many minutes does he spend bicycling?
Problem 2
Find the number of fivedigit positive integers, , that satisfy the following conditions:

(a) the number is divisible by

(b) the first and last digits of are equal, and

(c) the sum of the digits of is divisible by
Problem 3
Let be a square, and let and be points on and respectively. The line through parallel to and the line through parallel to divide into two squares and two nonsquare rectangles. The sum of the areas of the two squares is of the area of square Find
Problem 4
In the array of squares shown below, squares are colored red, and the remaining squares are colored blue. If one of all possible such colorings is chosen at random, the probability that the chosen colored array appears the same when rotated around the central square is , where is a positive integer. Find .
Problem 5
The real root of the equation can be written in the form , where , , and are positive integers. Find .
Problem 6
Melinda has three empty boxes and textbooks, three of which are mathematics textbooks. One box will hold any three of her textbooks, one will hold any four of her textbooks, and one will hold any five of her textbooks. If Melinda packs her textbooks into these boxes in random order, the probability that all three mathematics textbooks end up in the same box can be written as , where and are relatively prime positive integers. Find .
Problem 7
A rectangular box has width inches, length inches, and height inches, where and are relatively prime positive integers. Three faces of the box meet at a corner of the box. The center points of those three faces are the vertices of a triangle with an area of square inches. Find .
Problem 8
The domain of the function is a closed interval of length , where and are positive integers and . Find the remainder when the smallest possible sum is divided by .
Problem 9
A paper equilateral triangle has side length . The paper triangle is folded so that vertex touches a point on side a distance from point . The length of the line segment along which the triangle is folded can be written as , where , , and are positive integers, and are relatively prime, and is not divisible by the square of any prime. Find .
Problem 10
There are nonzero integers , , , and such that the complex number is a zero of the polynomial . For each possible combination of and , let be the sum of the zeros of . Find the sum of the 's for all possible combinations of and .
Problem 11
Ms. Math's kindergarten class has 16 registered students. The classroom has a very large number, N, of play blocks which satisfies the conditions:
(a) If 16, 15, or 14 students are present in the class, then in each case all the blocks can be distributed in equal numbers to each student, and
(b) There are three integers such that when , , or students are present and the blocks are distributed in equal numbers to each student, there are exactly three blocks left over.
Find the sum of the distinct prime divisors of the least possible value of N satisfying the above conditions.
Problem 12
Let be a triangle with and . A regular hexagon with side length 1 is drawn inside so that side lies on , side lies on , and one of the remaining vertices lies on . There are positive integers and such that the area of can be expressed in the form , where and are relatively prime, and c is not divisible by the square of any prime. Find .
Problem 13
Triangle has side lengths , , and . For each positive integer , points and are located on and , respectively, creating three similar triangles . The area of the union of all triangles for can be expressed as , where and are relatively prime positive integers. Find .
Problem 14
For , let
and
so that . Then where and are relatively prime positive integers. Find .
Problem 15
Let be the number of ordered triples of integers satisfying the conditions:
(a) ,
(b) there exist integers , , and , and prime where ,
(c) divides , , and , and
(d) each ordered triple and each ordered triple form arithmetic sequences. Find .
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