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2010 CEESA HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS CONTEST ROUND ONE - INDIVIDUAL TEST
There are 20 problems. Show your working on the spare paper provided. Record all your ﬁnal answers on the score grid provided. You may use a translation dictionary if English is not your native language. 1. If 64 is divided into three parts proportional to 2, 4, and 6, then what is the smallest part? 2. The product of the ﬁrst n terms in a sequence is always equal to n. What is the 2010 th term in this sequence? 3. One line has a slope of m and a y-intercept of 2. A diﬀerent line has a slope of 2 and a y-intercept of m. At what coordinates, in terms of m, must the lines intersect? 4. Find the linear function f (x) that satisﬁes both of the following conditions: (a) f (1) = 3 (b) f (x) = f (x + 1) − 2 5. Compute N if N = 1 + 2+ 2+ 1 1 1 2 + ··· .
6. An aircraft is equipped with three engines that operate independently. The probability of an engine failure is 0.01. What is the probability of a successful ﬂight if only one engine is needed for the successful operation of the aircraft? 7. What is the sum of the roots of the equation 4x2 + 5 − 8x = 0? 8. Reduce to lowest terms, a2 − b 2 ab − b2 . − ab ab − a2
9. If the radius of a circle is increased by 100%, then by what percentage is the area increased? 10. If m men can do a job in d days, then in how many days can m + r men do the same job? 11. Given that p and q are prime numbers such that p divides q + 1 and q divides p + 1. Determine p + q. 12. If a < b, then 32 + 42 + 52 + 122 = a2 + b2 is satisﬁed by only one pair of positive integers (a, b). What is the value of a + b? 13. A quarter weighs the same as two pennies. If a pound of quarters is worth $25, then how much is a pound of pennies worth? 14. A circle of radius 1 circumscribes an equilateral triangle ABC. If X is the midpoint of AC and Y is on arc AC such that ∠Y XA is right, then ﬁnd length XY . 15. How many natural numbers n less than 1000 have exactly one divisor other than 1 and n? 16. Find the largest value of y = x2 − 5|x| + 4 on the interval [−2, 2].
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