2021 Fall AMC 12A Problems/Problem 6
- The following problem is from both the 2021 Fall AMC 10A #7 and 2021 Fall AMC 12A #6, so both problems redirect to this page.
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Problem
As shown in the figure below, point lies on the opposite half-plane determined by line from point so that . Point lies on so that , and is a square. What is the degree measure of ?
Solution 1
By angle subtraction, we have Note that is isosceles, so Finally, we get degrees.
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Solution 2 (Extension)
We can extend to , making a right angle. It follows that is , as shown below. Since , we see that . Thus, degrees.
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Video Solution (Simple and Quick)
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Video Solution by A+ Whiz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4cF3o3Fzj8&t=260s
Video Solution by TheBeautyofMath
for AMC 10: https://youtu.be/ycRZHCOKTVk?t=232
for AMC 12: https://youtu.be/wlDlByKI7A8
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Video Solution by WhyMath
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Video Solution by HS Competition Academy
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Video Solution
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See Also
2021 Fall AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 5 |
Followed by Problem 7 |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | |
All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
2021 Fall AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 6 |
Followed by Problem 8 | |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | ||
All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
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