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(<math>*</math>) Let <math>ABC</math> be an equilateral triangle and let <math>P</math> be a point on its circumcircle. Let lines <math>PA</math> and <math>PB</math> intersect at <math>D</math>; let lines <math>PB</math> and <math>CA</math> intersect at <math>E</math>; and let lines <math>PC</math> and <math>AB</math> intersect at <math>F</math>. Prove that the area of triangle <math>DEF</math> is twice that of triangle <math>ABC</math>. | (<math>*</math>) Let <math>ABC</math> be an equilateral triangle and let <math>P</math> be a point on its circumcircle. Let lines <math>PA</math> and <math>PB</math> intersect at <math>D</math>; let lines <math>PB</math> and <math>CA</math> intersect at <math>E</math>; and let lines <math>PC</math> and <math>AB</math> intersect at <math>F</math>. Prove that the area of triangle <math>DEF</math> is twice that of triangle <math>ABC</math>. | ||
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pair A = (0, 3sqrt(3)), B = (-3,0), C = (3,0), P = (0, -sqrt(3)), D = (0, 0), E1 = (6, -3sqrt(3)), F = (-6, -3sqrt(3)), O = (0, sqrt(3)); | pair A = (0, 3sqrt(3)), B = (-3,0), C = (3,0), P = (0, -sqrt(3)), D = (0, 0), E1 = (6, -3sqrt(3)), F = (-6, -3sqrt(3)), O = (0, sqrt(3)); | ||
draw(Circle(O, 2sqrt(3)), black); | draw(Circle(O, 2sqrt(3)), black); | ||
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label("F", F, SW); | label("F", F, SW); | ||
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{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} | ||
==See also== | ==See also== | ||
{{USAJMO newbox|year=2017|num-b=2|num-a=4}} | {{USAJMO newbox|year=2017|num-b=2|num-a=4}} |
Revision as of 19:17, 19 April 2017
Problem
() Let be an equilateral triangle and let be a point on its circumcircle. Let lines and intersect at ; let lines and intersect at ; and let lines and intersect at . Prove that the area of triangle is twice that of triangle .
Solution
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See also
2017 USAJMO (Problems • Resources) | ||
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Followed by Problem 4 | |
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