Tag Archives: AIME

2013 AIME 2 Problem 10

I’ve been asked about the following problem from the 2013 AIME 2 a few times, so I decided to blog a couple of solutions for it: Given a circle of radius , let A be a point at a distance from … Continue reading

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2012 AIME 1 Problem #12

I was checking out Mess or Math?’s cool blog and her latest post wonders whether problem 12 on the 2012 AIME 1 has a simple solution. Simple is a subjective term. The problem’s setup certainly suggests invoking things like the … Continue reading

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Barycentric Coordinates

Draw a triangle and add a point P somewhere on its boundary or in its interior.  Next, connect P to each of the three vertices.  The triangle will be split into 3 smaller triangles, possibly degenerate. Label the fraction of the area of … Continue reading

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