1997 AJHSME Problems/Problem 12
Problem
Find
pair H,I,J,K,L; H = (0,0); I = 10*dir(70); J = I + 10*dir(290); K = J + 5*dir(110); L = J + 5*dir(0); draw(H--I--J--cycle); draw(K--L--J); draw(arc((0,0),,(1,0),CW)); label("$70^\circ$",dir(35),NE); draw(arc(I,I+dir(250),I+dir(290),CCW)); label("$40^\circ$",I+1.25*dir(270),S); label("$1$",J+0.25*dir(162.5),NW); label("$2$",J+0.25*dir(17.5),NE); label("$3$",L+dir(162.5),WNW); label("$4$",K+dir(-52.5),SE); (Error compiling LaTeX. draw(arc((0,0),,(1,0),CW)); label("$70^\circ$",dir(35),NE); ^ 95d9c9cbab8663c7f4f24f83898ce0fa39962883.asy: 9.16: syntax error error: could not load module '95d9c9cbab8663c7f4f24f83898ce0fa39962883.asy')
Solution
Using the left triangle, we have:
Using the given fact that , we have .
Finally, using the right triangle, and the fact that , we have:
Thus, the answer is
See also
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