# Answers: October 1

October 9, 2007

## Problem: Advanced Mathematics: Spiral Curves

What is a spiral curve, as used in surveying?(A) A spiral curve is also known as a compound circular curve.

(B) A spiral curve is a hyperbolic curve in the horizontal plane.

(C) A spiral curve is a loxodrome.

(D) A spiral curve is a curve with a uniformly varying radius.

This is problem 43(2-46) from the new second edition of

*1001 Solved Surveying Problems*by Jan Van Sickle. Reprinted with permission from

*1001 Solved Surveying Problems*by Jan Van Sickle (1997, 728 pp., Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.