BARS::I-8 East Road Sign in Downtown Yuma, Arizona

This road sign with speed limit sign is on eastbound I-8 in Yuma, Arizona. RoadHacker took this picture while wandering downtown Yuma.

The road sign and speed limit sign say...

   +------------------------+
   | Redondo Ctr Dr     1/4 |
   | Giss Pkwy              |
   | Weigh Station      1/2 |
   | 16th St US-95    1 1/2 |
   +------------------------+
   +-------+
   | Speed |
   | Limit |
   |   65  |
   +-------+
   the numbers are:  (1/4)  (1/2)  16  95  (1 1/2)  65

   the math is:  ((95 - 65) + (1 1/2) + (1/2)) * sqrt(1/4) = 16

   observe...
      95 - 65 = 30
      (1 1/2) + (1/2) = 2
      30 + 2 = 32
      sqrt(1/4) = (1/2)
      32 * (1/2) = 16

   [solve for 'n]  ((95 - 65) + (1 1/n) + (1/2)) * sqrt(1/4) = 16
Update::2008.10.08

Lindsay, a student at SCC, discovered these same signs while driving east on I-8 in Yuma, Arizona, during the fall 2008 semester. MathBabbler received the dot-jpg file on 7 October 2008. The following rsHwyEval was discovered while updating this BARS.

   rsHwyEval:  ((95 - 65) + (1 1/2) + (1/2)) * (1/4) = 8
   * These signs were found on I-8.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 December 2007

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