Problem of the Week: Surveying Mathematics Problems
An old deed describes two corner monuments as being 18 rods apart. The
monuments are recovered and found to be 300 ft apart. What is the
difference between the two measurements?
(A) 0.25 rod
(B) 1 yd
(C) 1 m
(D) 2 ft
The answer is (B).
This is problem 7(1-1) 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
Problem of the Week: November 21
November 21, 2011