Joke of the Week: President’s Day Jokes
Cool Link of the Week: The HP Calculator Club

Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems" by Jan Van Sickle, PLS, along with 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 lyonsw@bnpmedia.com.

Have fun, and have a great week!

## Joke of the Week: President's Day Jokes

Q: Do you know Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?
A: No. I thought he lived in Washington.

Q: Did Lincoln know that the North would win the Civil War?
A: After a while, he just took it for Grant-ed!

Q: What does Abraham Lincoln have in common with a bloodhound?
A: They're both on the (s)cent

Q: Why did George Washington have trouble sleeping?
A: Because he couldn't lie

Q: What do you call George Washington's false teeth?
A: Presidentures

Q: How did George Washington speak to his army?
A: In general terms

## Problem: Advanced Mathematics: Curve Superelevation

When a highway is superelevated around a curve, which statement best describes the usual treatment of the centerline, inner edge, and the outer edge of that curve?

(A)   The inner edge is maintained at grade, the centerline is raised by half of the superelevation, and the outer edge is raised by half of the superelevation.

(B)   The inner edge is lowered by half of the superelevation, the centerline is maintained at grade, and the outer edge is raised by half of the superelevation.

(C)   The inner edge is maintained at grade, the centerline is maintained at grade, and the outer edge is raised by the superelevation distance.

(D)   The inner edge is lowered by the superelevation distance, the centerline is maintained at grade, and the outer edge is maintained at grade.

Come back next week for the solution!
This is problem 36(2-41) from the new second edition of  "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems" by Jan Van Sickle, PLS. Reprinted with permission from "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems" by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (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.