# Difference between revisions of "2003 AIME II Problems/Problem 15"

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− | In <math> \triangle ABC, AB = 360, BC = 507, </math> and <math> CA = 780. </math> Let <math> M be the midpoint of <math> \overline{CA}, </math> and let <math> D </math> be the point on <math> \overline{CA} </math> such that <math> \overline{BD} </math> bisects angle <math> ABC. </math> Let <math> F </math> be the point on <math> \overline{BC} </math> such that <math> \overline{DF} \perp \overline{BD}. </math> Suppose that <math> \overline{DF} </math> meets <math> \overline{BM} </math> at <math> E. </math> The ratio <math> DE: EF </math> can be written in the form <math> m/n, </math> where <math> m </math> and <math> n </math> are relatively prime positive integers. Find <math> m + n. </math> | + | In <math> \triangle ABC, AB = 360, BC = 507, </math> and <math> CA = 780. </math> Let <math> M </math> be the midpoint of <math> \overline{CA}, </math> and let <math> D </math> be the point on <math> \overline{CA} </math> such that <math> \overline{BD} </math> bisects angle <math> ABC. </math> Let <math> F </math> be the point on <math> \overline{BC} </math> such that <math> \overline{DF} \perp \overline{BD}. </math> Suppose that <math> \overline{DF} </math> meets <math> \overline{BM} </math> at <math> E. </math> The ratio <math> DE: EF </math> can be written in the form <math> m/n, </math> where <math> m </math> and <math> n </math> are relatively prime positive integers. Find <math> m + n. </math> |

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## Revision as of 19:05, 9 July 2006

## Problem

In and Let be the midpoint of and let be the point on such that bisects angle Let be the point on such that Suppose that meets at The ratio can be written in the form where and are relatively prime positive integers. Find