Mathematical Olympiad - examples

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  1. Z9-I-4
    numbers_30 Kate thought a five-digit integer. She wrote the sum of this number and its half at the first line to the workbook. On the second line wrote a total of this number and its one fifth. On the third row she wrote a sum of this number and its one nines. Fi
  2. Chamber
    socks In the chamber light is broken and all from it must be taken at random. Socks have four different colors. If you want to be sure of pulling at least two white socks, we have to bring them out 28 from the chamber. In order to have such certainty for the pai
  3. Meadow
    ovce-miestami-baran On the meadow grazing horses, cows and sheep, together less than 200. If cows were 45 times more, horses 60 times more and sheep 35 times more than there are now, their numbers would equall. How many horses, cows and sheep are on the meadow together?
  4. Z9–I–1
    ctverec_mo In all nine fields of given shape to be filled natural numbers so that: • each of the numbers 2, 4, 6 and 8 is used at least once, • four of the inner square boxes containing the products of the numbers of adjacent cells of the outer square, • in the cir
  5. MO SK/CZ Z9–I–3
    ball_floating_water John had the ball that rolled into the pool and it swam in the water. Its highest point was 2 cm above the surface. Diameter of circle that marked the water level on the surface of the ball was 8 cm. Determine the diameter of John ball.
  6. Mr. Zucchini
    cuketa Mr. Zucchini had a rectangular garden whose perimeter is 28 meters. Content area of the garden filled just four square beds, whose dimensions in meters are expressed in whole numbers. Determine what size could have a garden. Find all the possibilities and
  7. Pentagon
    5gon_1 Within a regular pentagon ABCDE point P is such that the triangle is equilateral ABP. How big is the angle BCP? Make a sketch.
  8. Octahedron - sum
    8sten On each wall of a regular octahedron is written one of the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, wherein on different sides are different numbers. For each wall John make the sum of the numbers written of three adjacent walls. Thus got eight sums, which also.
  9. Square grid
    sit Square grid consists of a square with sides of length 1 cm. Draw in it at least three different patterns such that each had a content of 6 cm2 and circumference 12 cm and that their sides is in square grid.
  10. Amazing number
    numbers4 An amazing number is name for such even number, the decomposition product of prime numbers has exactly three not necessarily different factors and the sum of all its divisors is equal to twice that number. Find all amazing numbers.
  11. Hexagon - MO
    6uholnik_nepravidelny The picture shows the ABCD square, the EFGD square and the HIJD rectangle. Points J and G lie on the side CD and is true |DJ|
  12. Lord Ram
    sheep When lord Ram founded the breed white sheep was 8 more than black. Currently white sheep are four times higher than at the beginning and black three times more than at the beginning. White sheep is now 42 more than the black. How many white and black sh
  13. MO - triangles
    metal On the AB and AC sides of the triangle ABC lies successive points E and F, on segment EF lie point D. The EF and BC lines are parallel and is true this ratio FD:DE = AE:EB = 2:1. The area of ABC triangle is 27 hectares and line segments EF, AD, and DB se
  14. Christmas Day
    stedryd In leap years was 53 Sundays. On what day of the week fell to Christmas Day?
  15. Katy MO
    reporter_saved6 Kate draw triangle ABC. Middle of AB have mark as X and the center of the side AC as Y. On the side BC wants to find the point Z such that the content area of a 4gon AXZY was greatest. What part of the triangle ABC can maximally occupy 4-gon AXZY?
  16. Trapezoid MO-5-Z8
    lichobeznik_mo_z8 ABCD is a trapezoid that lime segment CE divided into a triangle and parallelogram as shown. Point F is the midpoint of CE, DF line passes through the center of the segment BE and the area of the triangle CDE is 3 cm2. Determine the area of the trapezoid A
  17. Internal angles
    mo-klm The ABCD is an isosceles trapezoid, which holds: |AB| = 2 |BC| = 2 |CD| = 2 |DA|: On its side BC is a K point such that |BK| = 2 |KC|, on its side CD is the point L such that |CL| = 2 |LD|, and on its side DA the point M is such that | DM | = 2 |MA|. Dete
  18. Number train
    train2 The numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 traveled by train. The train had three cars and each was carrying just three numbers. No. 1 rode in the first carriage, and in the last carriage was all odd numbers. The conductor calculated sum of the numbers in the first
  19. Soup
    kotlik On Monday we cook 25 pots and 10 boilers of soup. On Tuesday 15 pots and 13 boilers. On Wednesday 20 pots and on Thursday 30 boilers. On Monday and Tuesday was cooked the same amount of soup. How many times more soup cooked on Thursday than on Wednesday?
  20. Tunnels
    Mysky Mice had built an underground house consisting of chambers and tunnels: • each tunnel leading from the chamber to the chamber (none is blind) • from each chamber lead just three tunnels into three distinct chambers, • from each chamber mice can get to any

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