Thursday, August 10, 2017

Geometry Problem 1341: Isosceles Triangle, 80-20-80 Degrees, Circumcenter, Angle Bisector

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Geometry Problem 1341: Isosceles Triangle, 80-20-80 Degrees, Circumcenter, Angle Bisector.

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  1. Problem 1341
    Suppose the AD crosses the circle at point E, then arcBE=arcEC and <ECB=40, <ECO=50=<OEC (<COE=80).I form the equilateral triangle OCF (F is arcEC ).
    Is < FOE=20, if G is circumcenter of triangle FOE then GO=GE=GF and <GOE=10=<GEO.
    Is triangle OGC=triangle GFC so <GCO=<GCF=60/2=30.But <FCE=<FOE/2=20/2=10
    and <ECG=20.Now triangle DCE=triangle GEC so DC=GE.But triangle OCD=triangle OEG
    (OC=OE,DC=GE,<OCD=10=<OEG) ,soOD=DC=GO=GE.Therefore <ODB=<DOC+<DCO=
    =10+10=20.
    APOSTOLIS MANOLOUDIS 4 HIGH SCHOOL OF KORYDALLOS PIRAEUS GREECE

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  2. Problem 1341 (sulotion 2)
    Let K point on AB such that KA=KO , then <KAO=10=<KOA. I form the equilateral triangle
    ΟΚL (the point L is located on the right of BC).Then the point K is the circumcenter the
    triangle AOL.So <LAO=<LKO/2=60/2=30=<DAO so the point L belongs to AD.
    Is triangle AOK=triangle COL(OA=OC,OK=OL,<KOA=10=<LOC),then LC=LO=KO=KA and
    <LCO=10,so the point L belongs to BC.
    Therefore the points D,L coincide and <ODB=<OLB=<LOC+<LCO=10+10=20.
    APOSTOLIS MANOLOUDIS 4 HIGH SCHOOL OF KORYDALLOS PIRAEUS GREECE

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    1. In order to prove "triangle AOK=triangle COL" above, how do we know that "10=<LOC" since we don't know yet that L is on BC?

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  3. https://ibb.co/df8rta
    Let AO intersects BC in E. Since AB=BC and OA=OB we have DH is a perpendicular bisector of AE => FA=FE => EF=EB (5). From (3) and (4) and the AAS => triangle ADC=triangel ADF => AC=AF and DC=DF => AD is a perpendicular bisector of FC. Let the perpendicular bisector of BC intersects BC in M and AD in T => TC=TF=TB (6). From (5) and (6) => ET is a perpendicular bisector of FB, i.e. ET _|_ FB. Let TE intersects BF in K => triangle BEK~trianle TEM => D,O,E and T lie on a circle and from (7) => <ODE=<OTE=20.

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