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A vertical summit parabolic curve has vertical offset of 0.375 m. from the curve to the grade tangent at Station 10 + 050. The curve has a slope of +4% and -2% grades intersecting at the P.I. The offset distance of the curve at P.I. is equal to 1.5m. If the stationing of the P.C. is at 10 + 000.

Compute the

(a) required length of curve (b) horizontal distance of the vertical curve turning point from the point of intersection of the grades. (c) elevation of the vertical curve turning point if the elevation of P.T. is 86.42 m

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