# Difference between revisions of "2000 AMC 8 Problems"

## Problem 1

Aunt Anna is $42$ years old. Caitlin is $5$ years younger than Brianna, and Brianna is half as old as Aunt Anna. How old is Caitlin? $\mathrm{(A)}\ 15 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 16 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 17 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 21 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 37$

## Problem 2

Which of these numbers is less than its reciprocal? $\mathrm{(A)}\ -2 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ -1 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 0 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 1 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 2$

## Problem 3

How many whole numbers lie in the interval between $\frac{5}{3}$ and $2\pi?$ $\mathrm{(A)}\ 2 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 3 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 4 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 5 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ infinitely\ many$

## Problem 4

In $1960$ only $5\%$ of the working adults in Carlin City worked at home. By $1970$ the "at-home" work force had increased to $8\%$. In $1980$ there were approximately $15\%$ working at home, and in $1990$ there were $30\%$. The graph that best illustrates this is:

## Problem 5

Each principal of Lincoln High School serves exactly one $3$-year term. What is the maximum number of principals this school could have during an $8$-year period? $\mathrm{(A)}\ 2 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 3 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 4 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 5 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 8$

## Problem 6

Figure $ABCD$ is a square. Inside this square three smaller squares are drawn with the side lengths as labeled. The area of the shaded $L$-shaped region is $\mathrm{(A)}\ 7 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 10 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 12.5 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 14 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 15$

## Problem 7

What is the minimum possible product of three different numbers of the set $\{-8.-6,-4,0,3,5,7\}?$ $\mathrm{(A)}\ -336 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ -280 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ -210 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ -192 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 0$

## Problem 8

Three dice with faces numbered $1$ through $6$ are stacked as shown. Seven of the eighteen faces are visible, leaving eleven faces hidden (back, bottom, between). The total number of dots $NOT$ visible in this view is $\mathrm{(A)}\ 21 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 22 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 31 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 41 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 53$

## Problem 9

Three-digit powers of $2$ and $5$ are used in this $cross-number$ puzzle. What is the only possible digit for the outlined square? $ACROSS\ DOWN$ $2)\ 2^m \qquad\ 1)\ 5^n$ $\mathrm{(A)}\ 0 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 2 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 4 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 6 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 8$

## Problem 10

Ara and Shea were once the same height. Since then Shea has grown $20\%$ while Ara has grow half as many inches as Shea. Shea is now $60$ inches tall. How tall, in inches, is Ara now? $\mathrm{(A)}\ 48 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 51 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 52 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 54 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 55$

## Problem 11

The number $64$ has the property that it is divisible by its units digit. How many whole numbers between $10$ and $50$ have this property? $\mathrm{(A)}\ 15 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 16 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 17 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 18 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 20$

## Problem 14

What is the units digit of $19^{19} + 99^{99}?$ $\mathrm{(A)}\ 0 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 1 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 2 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 8 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 9$

## Problem 16

In order for Mateen to walk a kilometer $(1000m)$ in his rectangular backyard, he must walk the length $25$ times or walk its perimeter $10$ times. What is the area of Mateen's backyard in square meters? $\mathrm{(A)}\ 40 \qquad \mathrm{(B)}\ 200 \qquad \mathrm{(C)}\ 400 \qquad \mathrm{(D)}\ 500 \qquad \mathrm{(E)}\ 1000$