2021 April MIMC 10

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Problem 1

What is the sum of $2^{3}-(-3^{4})-3^{4}+1$?

$\textbf{(A)} ~-155 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~-153 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~7 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~9 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~171$

Solution

Problem 2

Okestima is reading a $150$ page book. He reads a page every $\frac{2}{3}$ minutes, and he pauses $3$ minutes when he reaches the end of page 90 to take a break. He does not read at all during the break. After, he comes back with food and this slows down his reading speed. He reads one page in $2$ minutes. If he starts to read at $2:30$, when does he finish the book?

$\textbf{(A)} ~4:33 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~5:30 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~5:33 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~6:30 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~7:33$

Solution

Problem 3

Find the number of real solutions that satisfy the equation $(x^2+2x+2)^{3x+2}=1$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~0 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~1 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~2 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~3 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~4$

Solution

Problem 4

Stiskwey wrote all the possible permutations of the letters $AABBCCCD$ ($AABBCCCD$ is different from $AABBCCDC$). How many such permutations are there?

$\textbf{(A)} ~420 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~630 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~840 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~1680 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~5040$

Solution

Problem 5

5. Given $x:y=5:3, z:w=3:2, y:z=2:1$, Find $x:w$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~3:1 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~10:3 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~5:1 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~20:3 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~10:1$

Solution

Problem 6

A worker cuts a piece of wire into two pieces. The two pieces, $A$ and $B$, enclose an equilateral triangle and a square with equal area, respectively. The ratio of the length of $B$ to the length of $A$ can be expressed as $a\sqrt[b]{c}:d$ in the simplest form. Find $a+b+c+d$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~9 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~10 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~12 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~14 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~15$

Solution

Problem 7

Find the least integer $k$ such that $838_k=238_k+1536$ where $a_k$ denotes $a$ in base-$k$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~12 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~13 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~14 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~15 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~16$

Solution

Problem 8

In the morning, Mr.Gavin always uses his alarm to wake him up. The alarm is special. It always rings in a cycle of ten rings. The first ring lasts $1$ second, and each ring after lasts twice the time than the previous ring. Given that Mr.Gavin has an equal probability of waking up at any time, what is the probability that Mr.Gavin wakes up and end the alarm during the tenth ring?

$\textbf{(A)} ~\frac{511}{1023} \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~\frac{1}{2} \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~\frac{512}{1023} \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~\frac{257}{512} \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~\frac{129}{256}$

Solution

Problem 9

Find the largest number in the choices that divides $11^{11}+13^2+126$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~1 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~2 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~4 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~8 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~16$

Solution

Problem 10

If $x+\frac{1}{x}=-2$ and $y=\frac{1}{x^{2}}$, find $\frac{1}{x^{4}}+\frac{1}{y^{4}}$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~-2 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~-1 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~0 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~1 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~2$

Solution

Problem 11

How many factors of $16!$ is a perfect cube or a perfect square?

$\textbf{(A)} ~158 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~164 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~180 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~1280 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~3000$

Solution

Problem 12

Given that $x^2-\frac{1}{x^2}=2$, what is $x^{16}-\frac{1}{x^{8}}+x^{8}-\frac{1}{x^{16}}$?

$\textbf{(A)} ~1120 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~1180 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~3780 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~840\sqrt{2} \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~1260\sqrt{2}$

Solution

Problem 13

Given that Giant want to put $12$ green identical balls into $3$ different boxes such that each box contains at least two balls, and that no box can contain $7$ or more balls. Find the number of ways that Giant can accomplish this.

$\textbf{(A)} ~0 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~6 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~7 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~8 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~19$

Solution

Problem 14

James randomly choose an ordered pair $(x,y)$ which both $x$ and $y$ are elements in the set $\{1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15\}$, $x$ and $y$ are not necessarily distinct, and all of the equations: \[x+y\] \[x^2+y^2\] \[x^4+y^4\] are divisible by $5$. Find the probability that James can do so.

$\textbf{(A)} ~\frac{1}{25} \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~\frac{2}{45} \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~\frac{11}{225} \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~\frac{4}{75} \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~\frac{13}{225}$

Solution

Problem 15

Paul wrote all positive integers that's less than $2021$ and wrote their base $4$ representation. He randomly choose a number out the list. Paul insist that he want to choose a number that had only $2$ and $3$ as its digits, otherwise he will be depressed and relinquishes to do homework. How many numbers can he choose so that he can finish his homework?

$\textbf{(A)} ~30 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~62 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~64 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~84 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~126$

Solution

Problem 16

Find the number of permutations of $AAABBC$ such that at exactly two $A$s are adjacent, and the $B$s are not adjacent.

$\textbf{(A)} ~21 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~22 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~23 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~24 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~25$

Solution

Problem 17

The following expression \[\sum_{k=1}^{60} {60 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{59} {59 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{58} {58 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{57} {57 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{56} {56 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{55} {55 \choose k}+\sum_{k=1}^{54} {54 \choose k}+...+\sum_{k=1}^{3} {3 \choose k}-2^{10}\] can be expressed as $x^{y}-z$ which both $x$ and $y$ are relatively prime positive integers. Find $2^{x}(xy+2x+z)$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~4632 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~4844 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~4860\qquad\textbf{(D)} ~4864 \qquad\textbf{(E)} ~8960$

Solution

Problem 18

What can be a description of the set of solutions for this: $x^{2}+y^{2}=|2x+|2y||$?

$\textbf{(A)}$ Two overlapping circles with each area $2\pi$ \qquad

$\textbf{(B)}$ Four not overlapping circles with each area $4\pi$ \qquad

$\textbf{(C)}$ There are two overlapping circles on the right of the $y$-axis with each area $2\pi$ and the intersection area of two overlapping circles on the left of the $y$-axis with each area $2\pi$ \qquad

$\textbf{(D)}$ Four overlapping circles with each area $4\pi$ \qquad

$\textbf{(E)}$ There are two overlapping circles on the right of the $y$-axis with each area $4\pi$ and the intersection area of two overlapping circles on the left of the $y$-axis with each area $4\pi$.

Solution

Problem 19

$(0.51515151...)_n$ can be expressed as $(\frac{6}{n})$ in base $10$ which $n$ is a positive integer. Find the sum of the digits of $n^{3}$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~6 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~7 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~8 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~9 \qquad$ $\textbf{(E)}$ DOES NOT EXIST

Solution

Problem 20

Given that $y=24\cdot 34\cdot 67\cdot 89$. Given that the product of the even divisors is $a$, and the product of the odd divisors is $b$. Find $a \colon b^4$.

$\textbf{(A)} ~512:1 \qquad\textbf{(B)} ~1024:1 \qquad\textbf{(C)} ~2^{64}:1 \qquad\textbf{(D)} ~2^{80}:1 \qquad\textbf{(E)} 2^{160}:1 \qquad$

Solution

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