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In convex quadrilateral <math>KLMN</math> side <math>\overline{MN}</math> is perpendicular to diagonal <math>\overline{KM}</math>, side <math>\overline{KL}</math> is perpendicular to diagonal <math>\overline{LN}</math>, <math>MN = 65</math>, and <math>KL = 28</math>. The line through <math>L</math> perpendicular to side <math>\overline{KN}</math> intersects diagonal <math>\overline{KM}</math> at <math>O</math> with <math>KO = 8</math>. Find <math>MO</math>. | In convex quadrilateral <math>KLMN</math> side <math>\overline{MN}</math> is perpendicular to diagonal <math>\overline{KM}</math>, side <math>\overline{KL}</math> is perpendicular to diagonal <math>\overline{LN}</math>, <math>MN = 65</math>, and <math>KL = 28</math>. The line through <math>L</math> perpendicular to side <math>\overline{KN}</math> intersects diagonal <math>\overline{KM}</math> at <math>O</math> with <math>KO = 8</math>. Find <math>MO</math>. | ||
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Let <math>\angle MKN=\alpha</math> and <math>\angle LNK=\beta</math>. Note <math>\angle KLP=\beta</math>. | Let <math>\angle MKN=\alpha</math> and <math>\angle LNK=\beta</math>. Note <math>\angle KLP=\beta</math>. | ||
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Extend <math>KL</math> and <math>NM</math> past <math>L</math> and <math>M</math> respectively to meet at <math>P</math>. Let <math>H</math> be the intersection of diagonals <math>KM</math> and <math>LN</math> (this is the orthocenter of <math>\triangle KNP</math>). | Extend <math>KL</math> and <math>NM</math> past <math>L</math> and <math>M</math> respectively to meet at <math>P</math>. Let <math>H</math> be the intersection of diagonals <math>KM</math> and <math>LN</math> (this is the orthocenter of <math>\triangle KNP</math>). | ||
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Problem 6
In convex quadrilateral side is perpendicular to diagonal , side is perpendicular to diagonal , , and . The line through perpendicular to side intersects diagonal at with . Find .
Solution 1 (Trig)
Let and . Note .
Then, . Furthermore, .
Dividing the equations gives
Thus, , so .
Solution 2 (Similar triangles)
First, let be the intersection of and as shown above. Note that as given in the problem. Since and , by AA similarity. Similarly, . Using these similarities we see that and Combining the two equations, we get Since , we get .
Solution by vedadehhc
Solution 3 (Similar triangles, orthocenters)
Extend and past and respectively to meet at . Let be the intersection of diagonals and (this is the orthocenter of ).
As (as , using the fact that is the orthocenter), we may let and .
Then using similarity with triangles and we have
Cross-multiplying and dividing by gives so . (Solution by scrabbler94)
Video Solution
Video Solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AXF-5SsLc8
See Also
2019 AIME I (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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