# Difference between revisions of "2021 AMC 12A Problems"

 2021 AMC 12A (Answer Key)Printable version: Wiki | AoPS Resources • PDF Instructions This is a 25-question, multiple choice test. Each question is followed by answers marked A, B, C, D and E. Only one of these is correct. You will receive 6 points for each correct answer, 2.5 points for each problem left unanswered if the year is before 2006, 1.5 points for each problem left unanswered if the year is after 2006, and 0 points for each incorrect answer. No aids are permitted other than scratch paper, graph paper, ruler, compass, protractor and erasers (and calculators that are accepted for use on the test if before 2006. No problems on the test will require the use of a calculator). Figures are not necessarily drawn to scale. You will have 75 minutes working time to complete the test. 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25

## Problem 1

What is the value of$$2^{1+2+3}-(2^1+2^2+2^3)?$$ $\textbf{(A) }0 \qquad \textbf{(B) }50 \qquad \textbf{(C) }52 \qquad \textbf{(D) }54 \qquad \textbf{(E) }57$

## Problem 2

Under what conditions is $\sqrt{a^2+b^2}=a+b$ true, where $a$ and $b$ are real numbers?

$\textbf{(A) }$ It is never true. $\textbf{(B) }$ It is true if and only if $ab=0$. $\textbf{(C) }$ It is true if and only if $a+b\ge 0$. $\textbf{(D) }$ It is true if and only if $ab=0$ and $a+b\ge 0$. $\textbf{(E) }$ It is always true.

## Problem 3

The sum of two natural numbers is $17,402$. One of the two numbers is divisible by $10$. If the units digit of that number is erased, the other number is obtained. What is the difference of these two numbers?

$\textbf{(A) }10,272 \qquad \textbf{(B) }11,700 \qquad \textbf{(C) }13,362 \qquad \textbf{(D) }14,238 \qquad \textbf{(E) }15,462$

## Problem 4

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## Problem 5

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## Problem 6

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## Problem 7

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## Problem 8

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## Problem 9

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## Problem 10

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## Problem 11

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## Problem 12

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## Problem 13

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## Problem 14

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## Problem 15

A choir director must select a group of singers from among his $6$ tenors and $8$ basses. The only requirements are that the difference between the numbers of tenors and basses must be a multiple of $4$, and the group must have at least one singer. Let $N$ be the number of groups that could be selected. What is the remainder when $N$ is divided by $100$?

$\textbf{(A) } 47\qquad\textbf{(B) } 48\qquad\textbf{(C) } 83\qquad\textbf{(D) } 95\qquad\textbf{(E) } 96\qquad$

## Problem 16

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## Problem 17

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## Problem 18

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## Problem 19

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## Problem 20

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## Problem 21

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## Problem 22

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## Problem 23

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## Problem 24

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## Problem 25

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