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== Problem ==
 
== Problem ==
<math>A + B + C</math> is an integral multiple of <math>\pi</math>. <math>x, y, </math> and <math>z</math> are real numbers. If <math>x\sin(A)\plus{}y\sin(B)\plus{}z\sin(C)\equal{}x^2\sin(2A)+y^2\sin(2B)+z^2\sin(2C)=0</math>, show that <math>x^n\sin(nA)+y^n \sin(nB) +z^n \sin(nC)=0</math> for any positive integer <math>n</math>.
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<math>A + B + C</math> is an integral multiple of <math>\pi</math>. <math>x, y, </math> and <math>z</math> are real numbers. If <math>x\sin(A)+y\sin(B)+z\sin(C)=x^2\sin(2A)+y^2\sin(2B)+z^2\sin(2C)=0</math>, show that <math>x^n\sin(nA)+y^n \sin(nB) +z^n \sin(nC)=0</math> for any positive integer <math>n</math>.
  
 
== Solution ==
 
== Solution ==

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Problem

$A + B + C$ is an integral multiple of $\pi$. $x, y,$ and $z$ are real numbers. If $x\sin(A)+y\sin(B)+z\sin(C)=x^2\sin(2A)+y^2\sin(2B)+z^2\sin(2C)=0$, show that $x^n\sin(nA)+y^n \sin(nB) +z^n \sin(nC)=0$ for any positive integer $n$.

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1980 USAMO (ProblemsResources)
Preceded by
Problem 2
Followed by
Problem 4
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