IMO 2018 Day 2

Day 2 of IMO 2018. Go crazy!

Day 1


Problem 4

A site is any point \((x, y)\) in the plane such that \(x\) and \(y\) are both positive integers less than or equal to \(20\).

Initially, each of the \(400\) sites is unoccupied. Amy and Ben take turns placing stones with Amy going first. On her turn, Amy places a new red stone on an unoccupied site such that the distance between any two sites occupied by red stones is not equal to \(\sqrt{5}\). On his turn, Ben places a new blue stone on any unoccupied site. (A site occupied by a blue stone is allowed to be at any distance from any other occupied site.) They stop as soon as a player cannot place a stone.

Find the greatest \(K\) such that Amy can ensure that she places at least \(K\) red stones, no matter how Ben places his blue stones.

Problem 5

Let \(a_1,a_2,\ldots\) be an infinite sequence of positive integers. Suppose that there is an integer \(N > 1\) such that, for each \(n \geq N\), the number \[\frac{a_1}{a_2} + \frac{a_2}{a_3} + \ldots + \frac{a_{n-1}}{a_n} + \frac{a_n}{a_1}\] is an integer. Prove that there is a positive integer \(M\) such that \(a_m = a_{m+1}\) for all \(m \geq M\).

Problem 6

A convex quadrilateral \(ABCD\) satisfies \(AB \cdot CD = BC \cdot DA\). Point \(X\) lies inside \(ABCD\) so that \(\angle{XAB} = \angle{XCD}\) and \(\angle{XBC} = \angle{XDA}\). Prove that \(\angle{BXA} + \angle{DXC} = 180^{\circ}\).

Note by Sharky Kesa
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