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Baltic Way Mathematical Competition 1994 Solutions

  1. Let $a\circ b=a+b-ab$. Find all triples $(x,y,z)$ of integers such that \[(x\circ y)\circ z +(y\circ z)\circ x +(z\circ x)\circ y=0\]
  2. Let $a_1,a_2,\ldots ,a_9$ be any non-negative numbers such that $a_1=a_9=0$ and at least one of the numbers is non-zero. Prove that for some $i$, $2\le i\le 8$, the inequality $a_{i-1}+a_{i+1}<2a_i$ holds. Will the statement remain true if we change the number $2$ in the last inequality to $1.9$?
  3. Find the largest value of the expression \[xy+x\sqrt{1-x^2}+y\sqrt{1-y^2}-\sqrt{(1-x^2)(1-y^2)}\]
  4. Is there an integer $n$ such that $\sqrt{n-1}+\sqrt{n+1}$ is a rational number?
  5. Let $p(x)$ be a polynomial with integer coefficients such that both equations $p(x)=1$ and $p(x)=3$ have integer solutions. Can the equation $p(x)=2$ have two different integer solutions?
  6. Prove that any irreducible fraction $p/q$, where $p$ and $q$ are positive integers and $q$ is odd, is equal to a fraction $\frac{n}{2^k-1}$ for some positive integers $n$ and $k$.
  7. Let $p>2$ be a prime number and \[1+\frac{1}{2^3}+\frac{1}{3^3}+\ldots +\frac{1}{(p-1)^3}=\frac{m}{n}\] where $m$ and $n$ are relatively prime. Show that $m$ is a multiple of $p$.
  8. Show that for any integer $a\ge 5$ there exist integers $b$ and $c$, $c\ge b\ge a$, such that $a,b,c$ are the lengths of the sides of a right-angled triangle.
  9. Find all pairs of positive integers $(a,b)$ such that $2^a+3^b$ is the square of an integer.
  10. How many positive integers satisfy the following three conditions:
    a) All digits of the number are from the set $\{1,2,3,4,5\}$;
    b) The absolute value of the difference between any two consecutive digits is $1$;
    c) The integer has $1994$ digits?
  11. Let $NS$ and $EW$ be two perpendicular diameters of a circle $\mathcal{C}$. A line $\ell$ touches $\mathcal{C}$ at point $S$. Let $A$ and $B$ be two points on $\mathcal{C}$, symmetric with respect to the diameter $EW$. Denote the intersection points of $\ell$ with the lines $NA$ and $NB$ by $A'$ and $B'$, respectively. Show that $|SA'|\cdot |SB'|=|SN|^2$.
  12. The inscribed circle of the triangle $A_1A_2A_3$ touches the sides $A_2A_3$, $A_3A_1$, $A_1A_2$ at points $S_1,S_2,S_3$, respectively. Let $O_1$, $O_2$, $O_3$ be the centres of the inscribed circles of triangles $A_1S_2S_3$, $A_2S_3S_1$, $A_3S_1S_2$, respectively. Prove that the straight lines $O_1S_1$, $O_2S_2$, $O_3S_3$ intersect at one point.
  13. Find the smallest number $a$ such that a square of side $a$ can contain five disks of radius $1$, so that no two of the disks have a common interior point.
  14. Let $\alpha,\beta,\gamma$ be the angles of a triangle opposite to its sides with lengths $a,b,c$ respectively. Prove the inequality \[a\left(\frac{1}{\beta}+\frac{1}{\gamma}\right)+b\left(\frac{1}{\gamma}+\frac{1}{\alpha}\right)+c\left(\frac{1}{\alpha}+\frac{1}{\beta}\right)\ge2\left(\frac{a}{\alpha}+\frac{b}{\beta}+\frac{c}{\gamma}\right)\]
  15. Does there exist a triangle such that the lengths of all its sides and altitudes are integers and its perimeter is equal to $1995$?
  16. The Wonder Island is inhabited by Hedgehogs. Each Hedgehog consists of three segments of unit length having a common endpoint, with all three angles between them $120^{\circ}$. Given that all Hedgehogs are lying flat on the island and no two of them touch each other, prove that there is a finite number of Hedgehogs on Wonder Island.
  17. In a certain kingdom, the king has decided to build $25$ new towns on $13$ uninhabited islands so that on each island there will be at least one town. Direct ferry connections will be established between any pair of new towns which are on different islands. Determine the least possible number of these connections.
  18. There are $n>2$ lines given in the plane. No two of the lines are parallel and no three of them intersect at one point. Every point of intersection of these lines is labelled with a natural number between $1$ and $n-1$. Prove that, if and only if $n$ is even, it is possible to assign the labels in such a way that every line has all the numbers from $1$ to $n-1$ at its points of intersection with the other $n-1$ lines.
  19. The Wonder Island Intelligence Service has $16$ spies in Tartu. Each of them watches on some of his colleagues. It is known that if spy $A$ watches on spy $B$, then $B$ does not watch on $A$. Moreover, any $10$ spies can numbered in such a way that the first spy watches on the second, the second watches on the third and so on until the tenth watches on the first. Prove that any $11$ spies can also be numbered is a similar manner.
  20. An equilateral triangle is divided into $9000000$ congruent equilateral triangles by lines parallel to its sides. Each vertex of the small triangles is coloured in one of three colours. Prove that there exist three points of the same colour being the vertices of a triangle with its sides parallel to the lines of the original triangle.

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