BARS::92 Miles From Las Vegas in Baker, California

This road sign is on CA Hwy-127 in Baker, California.

The road sign says...

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   | <- Las Vegas   92 mi | 148 km    |
   |    Barstow     65 mi | 105 km -> |
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   the numbers are:  92  148  65  105

   the math is:  148 / 92 ~= 105 / 65

   148 / 92 = 1.6086956521739130  (1.6; 1.61; 1.609)
   105 / 65 = 1.6153846153846153  (1.6; 1.62; 1.615)

   Google calculator results:
       1 mi = 1.609344 kilometers
      65 mi = 104.60736 kilometers
      92 mi = 148.059648 kilometers

   rsPhiEval:  sqrt((148 / 92) * (105 / 65)) ~= Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399
   * sqrt((148 / 92) * (105 / 65)) - (1 + (sqrt(5) / 2)) = -0.505997324

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 19 March 2010

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