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Problem of the Week: September 19

September 19, 2011
Problem of the Week: Hydrographic Maps

Which of the following dimensions is equal to 1 fathom?

(A) 1 yd

(B) 1 rod

(C) 4 ft

(D) 6 ft

The answer is (D).

This is problem 38 (13-5) 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.