BARS::Parking Sign on Erie Street in Bisbee, Arizona

This parking sign is on Erie Street in Bisbee, Arizona.

The parking sign says...

   +--------------+
   | 2 HR Parking |
   |   8am - 5pm  |
   +--------------+
   the numbers are:  2  8  5

   rs42Eval:  2 + 8 * 5 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsAgeEval:  5! / 2 - 8 = 52
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found this parking sign.

   rsStateEval:  (5 - 2)! * 8 = 48
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union and this
     parking sign was found in Bisbee, Arizona.

   rsAgeEval:  2 * summation(5, 8) = 52
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found this parking sign.

   observe...  summation(5, 8) = 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 = 26

   off-by-one math:  2 + 5 = 8 - 1

   BARSfunc math:  (5 - 2)! = spf(8)
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
   * spf(8) = 2 + 2 + 2 = 6
Update::2013.01.05

This update was made three years and one day after this BARS was created.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 04 January 2010

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