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    Re: Positions of points in intersecting circles (DIFFICULT)

    Hold on!

    What happens if P is close to O?
    Say OP =(1/4)r?
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    Re: Positions of points in intersecting circles (DIFFICULT)

    then OP'=4r So, if OP= (1/n)r, then OP' = nr Right?
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    Re: Positions of points in intersecting circles (DIFFICULT)

    Not quite. Can you make a drawing (following the steps of the problem statement)?
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    Re: Positions of points in intersecting circles (DIFFICULT)

    The problem is that if OP is too small, there won't be an intersection point A...
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