Hosted by The Math Forum## Problem of the Week 1041## Minimize Victimhood
Given finitely many points P Example: Putting five points around a unit circle, but a little bit outside the circle so that the distances will vary, and a point at the circle's center yields six points for which there are only two victims, the center and the point among the rest that is closest to the center. Source: Crux Mathematicorum, Oct 2005, Iranian Proposed Problem (not used) from the 2000 Olympiad in Korea. © Copyright 2005 Stan Wagon. Reproduced with permission. |

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19 October 2005