Difference between revisions of "2021 USAMO Problems/Problem 1"

 
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Prove that if a, b, and c are positive integers and n is an integer greater than 2, then the equality <math>a^n+b^n=c^n</math> cannot hold.
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Rectangles <math>BCC_1B_2,</math> <math>CAA_1C_2,</math> and <math>ABB_1A_2</math> are erected outside an acute triangle <math>ABC.</math> Suppose that<cmath>\angle BC_1C+\angle CA_1A+\angle AB_1B=180^{\circ}.</cmath>Prove that lines <math>B_1C_2,</math> <math>C_1A_2,</math> and <math>A_1B_2</math> are concurrent.

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Rectangles $BCC_1B_2,$ $CAA_1C_2,$ and $ABB_1A_2$ are erected outside an acute triangle $ABC.$ Suppose that\[\angle BC_1C+\angle CA_1A+\angle AB_1B=180^{\circ}.\]Prove that lines $B_1C_2,$ $C_1A_2,$ and $A_1B_2$ are concurrent.

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