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Fun and Games: June 20

June 20, 2011
Joke of the Week: Think!

Problem of the Week: Areas Bounded by Curves

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

In the men's room at work, the boss had placed a sign directly above the sink. It had a single word on it -- "Think!"

The next day, when he went to the men's room, he looked at the sign and right below, immediately above the soap dispenser, someone had carefully lettered another sign which read -- "Thoap!"

Source: www.justcleanjokes.com

Problem of the Week

A portion of the area within a circle is called a sector. Which of the following statements best defines the meaning of the word?

(A) the area bounded by the long chord and the arc of a curve

(B) the area bounded by the semitangents and the arc of a curve

(C) the area bounded by two radii and the arc of a curve

(D) the area bounded by two radii and the semitangents of a curve

This is problem 49 (1-9) 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.

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