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+ | Rectangle <math>ABCD_{}^{}</math> has sides <math>\overline {AB}</math> of length 4 and <math>\overline {CB}</math> of length 3. Divide <math>\overline {AB}</math> into 168 congruent segments with points <math>A_{}^{}=P_0, P_1, \ldots, P_{168}=B</math>, and divide <math>\overline {CB}</math> into 168 congruent segments with points <math>C_{}^{}=Q_0, Q_1, \ldots, Q_{168}=B</math>. For <math>1_{}^{} \le k \le 167</math>, draw the segments <math>\overline {P_kQ_k}</math>. Repeat this construction on the sides <math>\overline {AD}</math> and <math>\overline {CD}</math>, and then draw the diagonal <math>\overline {AC}</math>. Find the sum of the lengths of the 335 parallel segments drawn. | ||
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== See also == | == See also == | ||
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Revision as of 02:02, 2 March 2007
Problem
Rectangle has sides of length 4 and of length 3. Divide into 168 congruent segments with points , and divide into 168 congruent segments with points . For , draw the segments . Repeat this construction on the sides and , and then draw the diagonal . Find the sum of the lengths of the 335 parallel segments drawn.
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See also
1991 AIME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 3 | |
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All AIME Problems and Solutions |