BARS::AZ Hwy-85 I-8 Underpass in Gila Bend, Arizona

These highway signs are on southbound AZ Hwy-85 at I-8 in Gila Bend.

The highway signs say...

   +----------+ +--------------+ +-----------------------------+
   | I-8 East | | 15 ft  11 in | |     Phoenix Bypass Route    |
   |  Tucson  | +--------------+ | To I-10 East | Use Bus. I-8 |
   +----------+                  +-----------------------------+
   the numbers are:  8  15  11  10  8

   * Note: None of the following equations have been 
           checked for correctness.  

   the math is:  8 + 8 + 10 - 11 = 15

   more math:  8 / (15 - 11) + 8 = 10

   more math:  15 - 11! / 10! = sqrt(8 + 8)

   more math:  cuberoot(8) + (cuberoot(8) * (15 - 11)) = 10

   rsPhiEval:  (11 % cuberoot(8) + sqrt(15 - 10)) / cuberoot(8) = Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399

   rsPiEval:  (11 * cuberoot(8)) / ((15 - 8) * log(10)) = Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   rs42Eval:  10 * 8 / cuberoot(8) + sqrt(15 - 11) = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsStateEval:  10 * 8 - (15 - 11) * 8 = 48
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union.

   off-by-one rsAgeEval:  15 * 8 - 10 * 8 + 11 = 52-1
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found these signs.

   rsTweetLenEval:  15 * 10 - 11 + 8 / 8 = 140
   * 140 is the maximum length of a Twitter posting (tweet).

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 13 February 2010

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