Society
2011
Section)
09301200
Important: Answer ALL 35 questions. Enter your answers on the answer sheet provided. For the multiple choice questions, containing enter your answer on the answer sheet by shading the bubble to the correct answer.
For the other short questions, bubbles below your answer. are needed to
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NOT TURN
UNTIL YOU
TOLD TO
SO.
Calculate the
sum: 1 2 _ + _ L 2 4
I
3 8
503
505
256'
256'
+ 3x4
4044118x3
12132362x2
12132363x  20112
(A) 1;
(B) 2;
(C) 3;
(D) 4;
(E) 5.
3. A fair dice is thrown three times. The results of the first, second and third throw are recorded as x, y and z, respectively. Suppose x
+y =
x, y and z is 2?
(A) 1.
12'
(B)~. . 8'
, 1 (D ) _.
3'
(E)
i;
13
4. Let x
"v'
2012 times
x
x;
x+
+75.
5.
are
Let
x=
Y
+ ... + + ... +
+ ... +
),
= (Nl +
=Y;
x<
x
< Y
None
the
6. Consider the following egg shaped curve. ABCD is a circle of radius 1 centred at O. The arc AE is centred at C, CF is centred at A and EF is centred at D. 1
c
What is (A) of the region enclosed by the egg shaped curve?
7. The following annulus is cut into 14 regions. Each region is painted with one colour. What is the minimum number of colours needed to paint the annulus so that any no two adjacent regions share the same colours?
(A) 3;
(C) 5;
(D) 6;
(E) 7.
8. Let
 1) n is
 1)
 1)
n
IS
(C)
IS
n is
7, 1
Knight
a Black
on an 8 x 8
such that
(A) 1680;
(B) 1712;
(C)/3696;
(D) 3760;
,6,7,
appear as the
of nn
many
(D) 6,7,9
only;
(E) 1,6,7,9.
Short Questions
x 11. Suppose 
+ b +  = V2 e
and
 +  = O.
b y
e z
Find
12. Suppose x
=/
13
vI9+8V3
+ 18x + 23
13. Let
al
= 3, and
n,
Find
a2011.
14. Let a, b, e be
numbers such
0,2
+ ab + b2 + be + + ca +
= 25,
b2 c2 Find (a
= 64.
+ b + c:)2
3
of
2010.
n 1+n
all n
lxJ
be the greatest integer smaller than or equal to x. How many solutions are there to the interval [1,
17. Let n be the smallest positive integer such that the sum of its digits is 2011. How many digits does n have?
+ 2011.
+ b2 + 2a + d2

 4b + 4 = 0,
4c
+ 4d + 4 =
O.
m and
c? + (b
d)2, respectively.
What is m x M?
20. Suppose
Xl, X2,
...
,X2011
Xl
+ X2 + ... + X2011.
, where n is a if n
21.
that a
>
+ 11))
How many solutions
ifn::=
lV1(n) = 91
2071
+ l l"
n!
where
1 x 2 x ... x
17.
the
that maximizes
23. Find the number of ways to pave a 1 x 10 block with tiles of sizes 1 x I, 1 x 2 and 1 x 4, assuming tiles of the same size are indistinguishable. 4 (For example, the following are two
two
1 x 1,
tiles
size 1 x 2
size 1 x 4.
four
2 x 2 subgrids that composes the grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 4. For example,
4 2
3 1 2
4
1 3
4
2
4
1 3
3 1
25. If the 13th of any particular month falls on a Friday, we call it Friday the 13th. It is known that Friday the 13th occurs at least once every calendar year. If the longest interval between two consecutive occurrences of Friday the 13th is x months, find x.
ur"'~
..• uv ~
27.
a fun For
coupon is
$5, $8 or
are all
rnllnrm
using only
28. Find the length of the spirangle in the following diagram, where the gap between adjacent
lines is 1 unit.
o o
M
{ill
I
I
and b1,
, b6,
29. There are two fair dice and their sides are positive integers
aI, ...
,a6
...
respec
tively. After throwing them, the probability of getting a sum of 2,3,4, the same as that throwing two normal fair dice. Suppose that
al
, 12 respectively is
+ a6
< b1 + ... +
30. Consider a triangle ABC, where AB = 20, BC = 25 and CA plane. What is the minimum value of 2 x P A
+ 3 x PB + 5 x
A
PC?
3l. Given an equilateral triangle, what is the ratio of the area of its circumscribed circle to the area its inscribed
32. Let
and B be
y=
that
are at a distance
8/2 units
II CE
and BE
= BD.
Let LE
Find
34. Consider an equilateral triangle ABC, where AB = BC = GA = 2011. Let P be a point inside .6ABG. Draw line segments passing through P such that DE
/I BG, FG II GA and
HI
II AB.
+ FG + HI.
+ AE
BD
+ DC.
+ AE.