BARS::10 Miles From Golden Shores in Arizona

This road sign is on US Hwy-95 in Arizona.

The road sign says...

   +----------------------------+
   | Golden Shores           10 |
   | Topock                  15 |
   | Interstate 40           15 |
   +----------------------------+
   the numbers are:   10  15  40  15

   the math is:  10 + 15 + 15 = 40

   more math:  15 - sqrt(40 - 15) = 10

   more math:  40^(15 - 15) = log(10)

   rs42Eval:  40 + log(10) + 15 / 15 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsTweetLenEval:  10 * 15 - 40 % 15 = 140
   * 140 is the maximum length of a Twitter posting (tweet).

   off-by-one math:  15 / 15 = sqrt(40 / 10)-1

   off-by-one rsStateEval:  40 + 10 - 15 / 15 = 48+1
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union.

   off-by-one rsAgeEval:  40 + 10 + 15 / 15 = 52-1
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found this road sign.

Note: This road sign was found two days after Pi Day 2010 while on the Pi Day 2010 road trip.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 March 2010

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