2016 AMC 10B Problems
Contents
- 1 Problem 1
- 2 Problem 2
- 3 Problem 3
- 4 Problem 4
- 5 Problem 5
- 6 Problem 6
- 7 Problem 7
- 8 Problem 8
- 9 Problem 9
- 10 Problem 10
- 11 Problem 11
- 12 Problem 12
- 13 Problem 13
- 14 Problem 14
- 15 Problem 15
- 16 Problem 16
- 17 Problem 17
- 18 Problem 18
- 19 Problem 19
- 20 Problem 20
- 21 Problem 21
- 22 Problem 22
- 23 Problem 23
- 24 Problem 24
- 25 Problem 25
- 26 See also
Problem 1
What is the value of when ?
Problem 2
If , what is ?
Problem 3
Let . What is the value of ?
Problem 4
Zoey read books, one at a time. The first book took her day to read, the second book took her days to read, the third book took her days to read, and so on, with each book taking her more day to read than the previous book. Zoey finished the first book on a Monday, and the second on a Wednesday. On what day the week did she finish her th book?
Problem 5
The mean age of Amanda's cousins is , and their median age is . What is the sum of the ages of Amanda's youngest and oldest cousins?
Problem 6
Laura added two three-digit positive integers. All six digits in these numbers are different. Laura's sum is a three-digit number . What is the smallest possible value for the sum of the digits of ?
Problem 7
The ratio of the measures of two acute angles is , and the complement of one of these two angles is twice as large as the complement of the other. What is the sum of the degree measures of the two angles?
Problem 8
What is the tens digit of
Problem 9
All three vertices of are lying on the parabola defined by , with at the origin and parallel to the -axis. The area of the triangle is . What is the length of ?
Problem 10
A thin piece of wood of uniform density in the shape of an equilateral triangle with side length inches weighs ounces. A second piece of the same type of wood, with the same thickness, also in the shape of an equilateral triangle, has side length of inches. Which of the following is closest to the weight, in ounces, of the second piece?
Problem 11
Carl decided to fence in his rectangular garden. He bought fence posts, placed one on each of the four corners, and spaced out the rest evenly along the edges of the garden, leaving exactly yards between neighboring posts. The longer side of his garden, including the corners, has twice as many posts as the shorter side, including the corners. What is the area, in square yards, of Carl’s garden?
Problem 12
Two different numbers are selected at random from and multiplied together. What is the probability that the product is even?
Problem 13
At Megapolis Hospital one year, multiple-birth statistics were as follows: Sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets accounted for of the babies born. There were four times as many sets of triplets as sets of quadruplets, and there was three times as many sets of twins as sets of triplets. How many of these babies were in sets of quadruplets?
Problem 14
How many squares whose sides are parallel to the axes and whose vertices have coordinates that are integers lie entirely within the region bounded by the line , the line and the line
Problem 15
All the numbers are written in a array of squares, one number in each square, in such a way that if two numbers are consecutive then they occupy squares that share an edge. The numbers in the four corners add up to . What is the number in the center?
Problem 16
The sum of an infinite geometric series is a positive number , and the second term in the series is . What is the smallest possible value of
Problem 17
All the numbers are assigned to the six faces of a cube, one number to each face. For each of the eight vertices of the cube, a product of three numbers is computed, where the three numbers are the numbers assigned to the three faces that include that vertex. What is the greatest possible value of the sum of these eight products?
Problem 18
In how many ways can be written as the sum of an increasing sequence of two or more consecutive positive integers?
Problem 19
Rectangle has and . Point lies on so that , point lies on so that . and point lies on so that . Segments and intersect at and , respectively. What is the value of ?
Problem 20
A dilation of the plane—that is, a size transformation with a positive scale factor—sends the circle of radius centered at to the circle of radius centered at . What distance does the origin , move under this transformation?
Problem 21
What is the area of the region enclosed by the graph of the equation
Problem 22
A set of teams held a round-robin tournament in which every team played every other team exactly once. Every team won games and lost games; there were no ties. How many sets of three teams were there in which beat , beat , and beat
Problem 23
In regular hexagon , points , , , and are chosen on sides , , , and respectively, so lines , , , and are parallel and equally spaced. What is the ratio of the area of hexagon to the area of hexagon ?
Problem 24
How many four-digit integers , with , have the property that the three two-digit integers form an increasing arithmetic sequence? One such number is , where , , , and .
Problem 25
Let , where denotes the greatest integer less than or equal to . How many distinct values does assume for ?
See also
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