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Let be a point in the plane of triangle , and a line passing through . Let , , be the points where the reflections of lines , , with respect to intersect lines , , , respectively. Prove that , , are collinear.
By the sine law on triangle , so
Since angles and are supplementary or equal, depending on the position of on , Similarly,
By the reflective property, and are supplementary or equal, so Similarly, Therefore, so by Menelaus's theorem, , , and are collinear.
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