1992 USAMO Problems/Problem 4
Chords , , and of a sphere meet at an interior point but are not contained in the same plane. The sphere through , , , and is tangent to the sphere through , , , and . Prove that .
Consider the plane through . This plane, of course, also contains . We can easily find the is isosceles because the base angles are equal. Thus, . Similarly, . Thus, . By symmetry, and , and hence as desired.
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