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==Problem== | ==Problem== | ||
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− | <math> | + | <math>AB\Gamma</math> is equilateral triangle of side <math>\alpha</math> and <math>A\Delta=BE=\frac{\alpha}{3}</math>. The measure of the angle <math>\angle\Gamma PE</math> is |
− | + | <math>\mathrm{(A)}\ 60^\circ\qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ 50^\circ\qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ 40^\circ\qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ 45^\circ\qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ 70^\circ</math> | |
− | + | ==Solution== | |
+ | Label point <math>F</math> on <math>A\Gamma</math> such that <math>\Gamma F=\frac{\alpha}{3}</math>. | ||
− | + | By symmetry we see that the triangle in the middle is equilateral, so the measure of <math>\angle\Gamma PE</math> is <math>60^{\circ}</math>, and the answer is <math>\mathrm{(A)}</math>. | |
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==See also== | ==See also== |
Latest revision as of 22:00, 30 November 2015
Problem
is equilateral triangle of side and . The measure of the angle is
Solution
Label point on such that .
By symmetry we see that the triangle in the middle is equilateral, so the measure of is , and the answer is .
See also
2006 Cyprus MO, Lyceum (Problems) | ||
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