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# Algebra 1 Land Surveyor Presentation

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### Algebra 1 Land Surveyor Presentation

1. 1. Math, Who Needs It? Land Surveyor Allie Gunning 11/29/13
2. 2. Table of Contents ● Required Classes ● Required Classes Continued ● Extra Classes & Tests ● Typical Day ● Typical Day Continued ● How is Math Used in Your Career? ● Formulas ● Average Salary
3. 3. Required Classes ● A GED or High School Diploma with an emphasis on math ● ● Geometry ● Trigonometry ● Algebra 30 Professional Development Hours
4. 4. Required Classes Continued ● Bachelor's Degree Relevant Majors Include: ● ● ● Surveying and Mapping Surveying and Geomatics Surveying Engineering Technology ● 55% of Surveyors have a Bachelor's Degree because it's required in some states
5. 5. Extra Classes & Tests ● CST from the NSPS ● ● Principles and Practices Exam Specific Professional Land Surveying Exam
6. 6. Typical Day There isn't a typical day in surveying, but there are 3 main steps for a basic order. ● Step 1: Preparing ● Step 2: Field Work ● Step 3: Mapping Step 1: Preparing First, a land surveyor must get an order for a piece of land. Then, he collects information about that certain piece of land.
7. 7. Typical Day Continued Step 2: Field Work The information collected is used to help measure each portion of land. Step 3: Mapping Most surveyors have a CAD machine to map out their surveys. When the survey is completed, the true copy is signed, sealed, and dated.
8. 8. How is Math Used in Your Career? ● ● Trigonometry, Algebra, and Geometry are the basic maths used in surveying. Trigonometry formulas are used for things like height and angle of the land. ● Algebra formulas are used for things like establishing length, area, and volume.
9. 9. Formulas ● ● ● ● Volume Formulas include: V=s3 (Cube) V=L*W*H (Rectangular Prism) V=area of base*H (Cylinder) ● Area Formulas Include: ● A2 (Square) ● a*b (Rectangle) ● b*h (parallelogram)
10. 10. Average Salary A surveyor's salary can range from \$30,000 all the way up to \$70,000. It really depends on the type of position you take on. Your salary will begin at as low as \$25,000 if you begin your career with an internship. Once you're a surveyor, your earnings will depend on how you decide to pursue your professional career.
11. 11. Works Cited http://www.ask.com/explore/salary-ranges-surveyors http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4580081_surveyor-spend-typical-workday.html#page=0 http://www.surveyors.com/land-surveyors/land-survey-formulas/ http://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Surveyor http://www.ok.gov/pels/Continuing_Education/Rules/#15-11-5 http://degreedirectory.org/articles/Surveying_How_to_Become_a_Surveyor_in_5_Steps.html http://www.algebra-class.com/volume-formulas.html http://www.math.com/tables/geometry/areas.htm http://www.bpelsg.ca.gov/applicants/plsinfo.shtml