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Problem A. 434. (October 2007)

A. 434. Points A, B, C lie inside the convex hexagon MNPQRS, such that the triangles ABC, NAM, PQB and CRS are similar. Let X, Y, Z be the midpoints of the line segments NP, QR, SM, respectively, and let G, K, I be the centroids of the triangles ABC, MPR and NQS, respectively. Prove that (a) If triangle ABC is equilateral then triangle GKI is equilateral; (b) Triangles ABC and XYZ are similar if and only if triangle ABC is equilateral.

Romanian competition problem

(5 pont)

Deadline expired on November 15, 2007.


8 students sent a solution.
5 points:Huszár Kristóf, Korándi Dániel, Lovász László Miklós, Nagy 235 János, Nagy 314 Dániel, Tomon István, Wolosz János.
Unfair, not evaluated:1 solution.

Problems in Mathematics of KöMaL, October 2007