2021 AMC 10A Problems
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February 4, 2021, is when the AMC 10A starts.
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
Problem 1
What is the value of
Problem 2
Portia's high school has times as many students as Lara's high school. The two high schools have a total of students. How many students does Portia's high school have?
Problem 3
The sum of two natural numbers is . One of the two numbers is divisible by . If the units digit of that number is erased, the other number is obtained. What is the difference of these two numbers?
Problem 4
A cart rolls down a hill, travelling inches the first second and accelerating so that during each successive -second time interval, it travels inches more than during the previous -second interval. The cart takes seconds to reach the bottom of the hill. How far, in inches, does it travel?
Problem 5
The quiz scores of a class with students have a mean of . The mean of a collection of of these quiz scores is . What is the mean of the remaining quiz scores of terms of ?
Problem 6
Chantal and Jean start hiking from a trailhead toward a fire tower. Jean is wearing a heavy backpack and walks slower. Chantal starts walking at miles per hour. Halfway to the tower, the trail becomes really steep, and Chantal slows down to miles per hour. After reaching the tower, she immediately turns around and descends the steep part of the trail at miles per hour. She meets Jean at the halfway point. What was Jean's average speed, in miles per hour, until they meet?
Problem 7
Tom has a collection of snakes, of which are purple and of which are happy. He knows that: All of his happy snakes can add None of his purple snakes can subtract All of his snakes that can't subtract also can't add
Which of these conclusions can be drawn about Tom's snakes?
Purple snakes can add. Purple snakes are happy. Snakes that can add are purple. Happy snakes are not purple. Happy snakes can't subtract.
Problem 8
When a student multiplied the number by the repeating decimal Where and are digits. He did not notice the notation and just multiplied times . Later he found that his answer is less than the correct answer. What is the -digit integer ?
Problem 9
What is the least possible value of for real numbers and ?
Problem 10
Which of the following is equivalent to
Problem 11
Problem 12
Problem 13
What is the volume of tetrahedron with edge lengths , , , , , and ?
Problem 14
Problem 15
Values for and are to be selected from without replacement (i.e. no two letters have the same value). How many ways are there to make such choices so that the two curves and intersect? (The order in which the curves are listed does not matter; for example, the choices is considered the same as the choices )
Problem 16
Problem 17
Problem 18
Problem 19
The area of the region bounded by the graph of is , where and are integers. What is ?
Problem 20
In how many ways can the sequence be rearranged so that no three consecutive terms are increasing and no three consecutive terms are decreasing?
Problem 21
Let be an equiangular hexagon. The lines and determine a triangle with area , and the lines and determine a triangle with area . The perimeter of hexagon can be expressed as , where and are positive integers and is not divisible by the square of any prime. What is ?
Problem 22
Hiram's algebra notes are pages long and are printed on sheets of paper; the first sheet contains pages and , the second sheet contains pages and , and so on. One day he leaves his notes on the table before leaving for lunch, and his roommate decides to borrow some pages from the middle of the notes. When Hiram comes back, he discovers that his roommate has taken a consecutive set of sheets from the notes and that the average (mean) of the page numbers on all remaining sheets is exactly . How many sheets were borrowed?
Problem 23
Problem 24
Problem 25
How many ways are there to place indistinguishable red chips, indistinguishable blue chips, and indistinguishable green chips in the squares of a grid so that no two chips of the same color are directly adjacent to each other, either vertically or horizontally.