# Simple Property of Circle Through the Incenter

### Problem

$I$ is the incenter of $\Delta ABC;$ point $E$ on circle $(ABI)$ thourgh $A,B,I$ has the property that $BE=AB.$

Prove that $\angle ABE=\angle ACB.$

### Solution

All one needs is a little "angle chasing" the details of which should be clear from the diagram below (just remember that the incenter lies at the intersection of the angle bisectors of the triangle.:

### Acknowledgment

The problem was posted by Dao Thanh Oai at the at the CutTheKnotMath facebook page.

Note that circles through two vertices and the incenter of a triangle have other interesting properties.

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