# Fun and Games: September 12

September 12, 2011
Joke of the Week: Waiting Room

Problem of the Week: Economics

Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to fujiwaras@bnpmedia.com.

## Joke of the Week

The doctor's office was crowded as usual, but the doctor was moving at his normal snail's pace. After waiting two hours, an old man slowly stood up and started walking toward the door.

"Where are you going?" the receptionist called out.

"Well," he said, "I figured I'd go home and die a natural death, instead of just being bored to death."

Source: www.justcleanjokes.com

## Problem of the Week

An investement of \$12,000 was made at an interest rate of 7.5% per annum. What is the value of the investment after three years?

(A) \$12,930.35

(B) \$14,169.20

(C) \$14,700.00

(D) \$14,907.56

This is problem 24 (12-4) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.