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    Re: Surveying problem
    From: David Pike
    Date: 2021 Feb 25, 00:18 -0800

    Marty
    I'm not sure if you're talking about my solution, because you don't address your post to anyone.  However, if you read what I wrote, you'll see that because the question isn't clear, I gave both solutions just in case,30.10ft  and 30.22ft, a difference of 1.5 inches. This seems a bit small when I look at the scale drawing.  It's probably because I used shortened calculated  angles in subsequent equations.  (As CBD is an isosceles triangle, you could soon check by going to the chord direct using the same angle I used to get the arc) I suspect Mike's book was written long before computer generated solutions were common.  Also, it's nice to know that you could work things out for yourself if you had to.  DaveP

       
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