Answers: November 26
December 3, 2007
Problem: Units: Definitions and Conversions
A property owner from overseas writes to his surveyor with instructions concerning a survey. One of the instructions says, “Please be certain that the property has at least 4 hectares.” What is a hectare?
(A) A large shade tree with gray bark
(B) A type of concrete monument
(C) A category of easements
(D) A measure of area
This is problem 4(1-3) 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 .