BARS::Not Quite e -- Off By 0.01 (again)

This sign was found on 7th Street just west of Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona.

No Unauthorized Parking

vehicle's towed at violator's expense

maximum towing charge $140

storage $20/day

vehicles released by appt. only
to registered owner at

4020 E. Washington, Phoenix
after-hours release charges apply

ATR Towing & Receiving

480-894-9894

Tempe 32-6

The numbers in the sign are: 140, 20, 4020, 480, 894, 9894, 32, 6.

               9894                   9894
   ------------------------------  =  ----  =  2.70920043
   4020 - 894 + 480 + 32 + 20 - 6     3652

        e = 2.71828183
      foo = 2.70920043

      e - foo = 0.00908140

      0.00908140 rounded to the hundredths is 0.00
      0.00908140 rounded to the nearest hundredths is 0.01

The mathmetical constant e is sometimes called either Euler's number or Napier's constant.

GDT::BAB:: BARS::Not Quite e -- Off By 0.01

RoadSignMath.com's Scoring
   Technical
   ---------
   1 point for each operator ..................  6

   Elegance
   --------
   1 point for each number between 1..9 .......  1
   3 points for each number between 10..49 ....  2
   5 points for each number >= to 50 .......... 20
   total elegance score:  23/6 = 3.8

   total RMS score:  9.8

Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 27 January 2006

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