BARS::AZ Hwy-87 and AZ Hwy-260 Signs in Payson, Arizona

These highway signs are on northbound AZ Hwy-87 in Payson, Arizona.

The highway signs say...

   +----------------------------+ +-------------+
   | AZ 87 North    AZ 260 West | | AZ 260 East |
   |         Cottonwood         | |  Show Low   |
   |          Winslow           | |  Holbrook   |
   +----------------------------+ +-------------+
   the numbers are:  87  260  260

   rsHwyEval:  87 * (260 / 260) = 87
   * These signs were found on AZ Hwy-87

   split_into_square_sums(260) = { 144, 100, 16 }

   the numbers become:  87  144  100  16  144  100  16

   apply square-roots to the square numbers...

   the numbers become:  87  12  10  4  12  10  4

   Pi math:  (10 * 4 + 4) / (12 + log(87 + 12 + log(10))) = 44/14

   observe...
      44/14 approximates Pi (3.14)
      log(10) = 1
      87 + 12 + 1 = 100
      log(100) = 2

   more math:  ((87 - (12 / 4)) / 4 - 12 + log(10) = 10

   more math:  87 + 12 / 4 = 10 * 10 - 12 + sqrt(4)

   [exercise]  Rewrite the previous equation such that
               __________________________ = sqrt(4)

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 May 2008

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