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# AMC 10A 2016

1. What is the value of $\dfrac{11!-10!}{9!}$?
(A) 99
(B) 100
(C) 110
(D) 121
(E) 132
2. For what value of $x$ does $10^x \cdot 100^{2x} = 1000^5$?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5
3. For every dollar Ben spent on bagels, David spent 25 cents less. Ben paid $12.50 more than David. How much did they spend in the bagel store together? (A)$37.50
(B) $50.00 (C)$87.50
(D) $90.00 (E)$ 92.50
4. The remainder function can be defined for all real numbers $x$ and $y$ with $y \neq 0$ by $$rem (x,y) – x – y \left \lfloor \frac{x}{y} \right \rfloor$$
where $\left \lfloor \frac{x}{y} \right \rfloor$ denotes the greatest integer less than or equal to $\frac{x}{y}$. What is the value of $rem(\frac{3}{8}, – \frac{2}{5})$
(A) $-\frac{3}{8}$
(B) $-\frac{1}{40}$
(C) 0
(D) $\frac{3}{8}$
(E) $\frac{31}{40}$
5. A rectangular box has integer side lengths in the ratio 1:3:4. What is the volume of the box?
(A) 48
(B) 56
(C) 64
(D) 96
(E) 144
6. Ximena lists the whole numbers 1 through 30 once. Emilio copies Ximena’s numbers, replacing each occurrence of the digit 2 by digit 1. Ximena adds her numbers and Emilio adds his numbers. How much larger is Ximena’s sum than Emilio’s?
(A) 13
(B) 26
(C) 102
(D) 103
(E) 110
7. The mean, median, and mode of the 7 data values 60, 100, x, 40, 50, 200, 90 are all equal to $x$. What is the value of $x$ ?
(A) 50
(B) 60
(C) 75
(D) 90
(E) 100
8. Trickster Rabbit agrees with Foolish Fox to double Fox’s money every time Fox crosses the bridge by Rabbit’s house, as long as Fox pays 40 coins in toll to Rabbit after each crossing. The payment is made after the doubling. Fox is excited about his good fortune until he discovers that all his money is gone after crossing the bridge three times. How many coins did Fox have at the beginning?
(A) 20
(B) 30
(C) 35
(D) 40
(E) 45
9. A triangular array of 2016 coins has 1 coin in the first row, 2 coins in the second row, 3 coins in the third row, and so on upto $N$ coins in the $N$th row. What is the sum of the digits of $N$ ?
(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9
(E) 10
10. A rug is made with three different colors as shown. the areas of the three differently colored regions from an arithmetic progression. The inner rectangle is one foot wide, and each 0f two shaded region is1 foot wide on all four sides. What is the length in feet of the inner rectangle? (A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 4
(D) 6
(E) 8
11. What is the area of the shaded region of the given 8 X 5 rectangle? (A) $4 \dfrac{3}{4}$
(B) 5
(C) $5 \dfrac{1}{4}$
(D) $6 \dfrac{1}{4}$
(E) 8
12. Three distinct integers are selected at random between 1 and 2016, inclusive. What should be the correct statement about the probability $p$ that the product of the three integers is odd?
(A)  $p > \frac{1}{8}$
(B)  $p = \frac{1}{8}$
(C) $\frac{1}{8} < p < \frac{1}{3}$
(D) $p = \frac{1}{3}$
(E) $p < \frac{1}{3}$
13. Five friends sat in a movie theatre in a row containing 5 seats, numbered 1 to 5 from left to right. (The direction “left” and “right” are from the point of view of the people as they sit in the seats.) During the movie Ada went to the lobby to get some popcorn. When she returned. she found that Bea had moved two seats to the right, Ceci had moved one seat to the left, and Dee and Edie had switched seats, leaving an end seat for Ada. In which seat had Ada been sitting before she got up?
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5
14. How many ways are there to write 2016 as the some of twos and threes, ignoring order? (For example,$1008 \cdot 2 + 0 \cdot 3$ and $402 \cdot 2 + 404 \cdot 3$ are two such ways.)
(A) 236
(B) 336
(C) 337
(D) 403
(E) 672
15. Seven cookies of radius 1 inch are cut from a circle of cookie dough, as shown. Neighboring cookies are tangent, and all except the centre cookie are tangent to the edge of the dough. The leftover scrap is reshaped to form another cookie of the same thickness. What is the radius in inches of the scrap cookie? (A) $\sqrt{2}$
(B) 1.5
(C) $\sqrt{\pi}$
(D) $\sqrt{2\pi}$
(E) $\pi$
16. A triangle with vertices $A(0,2)$, $B(-3,2)$, and $C(-3,0)$ is reflected about the x axis; then the image $\triangle A’B’C’$ is rotated counterclockwise around the origin by $90^{\circ}$ to produce $\triangle A”B”C”$. What is the transformation will return $\triangle A”B”C”$ to $\triangle ABC$ ?
(A) counterclockwise rotation around the origin by $90^{\circ}$
(B) clockwise rotation around the origin by $90^{\circ}$
(D) reflection about the line y-x
17. Let $N$ be a positive multiple of 5. One red ball and $N$ green balls are arranged in a line in random order. Let $P(N)$ be the probability that at least $\frac{3}{5}$ of the green balls are on the same side of the red ball. Observe that $P(5)$=1 and that  $P(N)$ approaches  $\frac{4}{5}$ as $N$ grows large. What is the sum of the digits of the least value of $N$ such that $P(N) < \frac{321}{400}$ ?
(A) 12
(B) 14
(C) 16
(D) 18
(E) 20
18. Each vertex of a cube is to be labeled with an integer from 1 through 8, with each integer being used once, in such a way that the sum of the four numbers on the vertices of a face is the same for each face. Arrangements that can be obtained from each other through rotations of the cube are considered to be the same. How many different arrangements are possible?
(A) 1
(B) 3
(C) 6
(D) 12
(E) 24
19. In rectangle ABCD, AB=6 and BC=3. Point E between B and C, and point F between E and C are such that BE=EF=FC. segment $\bar{AE}$ and $\bar{AF}$ intersect $\bar{BD}$ at P and Q respectively. The ratio BP:PQ:QD can be written as r:s:t, where the greatest common factor of r,s, and t is 1. what is $r+s+t$ ?
(A) 7
(B) 9
(C) 12
(D) 15
(E) 20
20. For some particular value of $N$, when $(a+b+c+d+1)^N$ is expanded and like terms are combined, the resulting expression contains exactly 1001 terms that include all four variables, a,b,c and d, each to some positive power. What is $N$ ?
(A) 9
(B) 14
(C) 16
(D) 17
(E) 19
21. Circles with centres P,Q, and R, having radii 1,2, and 3, respectively, lie on the same side of line l and are tangent to l at P’,Q’, and R’, respectively, with Q’ between P’ and R’. The circle with center Q is ex tangent to each of the othe other two circles. What is the area of $\triangle PQR$ ?
(A) 0
(B) $\sqrt{\frac{2}{3}}$
(C) 1
(D) $\sqrt{6} – \sqrt{2}$
(E) $\sqrt{\frac{3}{2}}$
22. For some positive integer $n$, the number $110x^2$ has 110 positive integer divisors, including 1 and the number $110x^2$. How many positive integer divisors does the $81x^2$ have?
(A) 110
(B) 191
(C) 261
(D) 325
(E) 425
23. A binary operation $\diamondsuit$ has the properties that $a\diamondsuit(b\diamondsuit c)-(a\diamondsuit b) \cdot c$ and that $a\diamondsuit a=1$ for all nonzero real numbers a,b, and c. (Here the dot. represents the usual multiplication operation.) the solution to the equation $2016 \diamondsuit (6 \diamondsuit x) – 100$ can be written as $\frac{p}{q}$, where $p$ and $q$ are relatively prime positive integers. What is $p+q$?
(A) 109
(B) 201
(C) 301
(D) 3049
(E) 33601
24. A quadrilateral is inscribed in a circle of radius $200\sqrt{2}$. Three of the sides of this quadrilateral have length 200. What is the length of the fourth side?
(A)  200
(B)  $200\sqrt{2}$
(C)   $200\sqrt{3}$
(D) $300\sqrt{2}$
(E) 500
25. How many ordered triples $(x,y,z)$ of positive integers satisfy lcm(x,y)=72, lcm(x,z)=600, and lcm(y,z)=900?
(A) 15
(B) 16
(C) 24
(D)  27
(E) 64 ## By Ashani Dasgupta

Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (USA)
Founder - Faculty at Cheenta