This mileage pole is in the El Rancho Motel parking lot in Barstow, California.

The mileage pole says...

+--------------------------+ | Boston MA 2,500 | [2,890?] | Mars PA 2,300 | [2,339?] | San Francisco CA 435 | [416?] | Phoenix AZ 300 | [390?] | Cincinatti OH 1,810 | [should be Cincinnati? 2,068?] | Milwaulkee WI 1,650 | [should be Milwaukee? 1,950?] | Seattle WA 1,000 | [1,167?] | Cleveland OH 1,960 | [2,238?] | Atlanta GA 1,850 | [2,065?] | St. Louis MO 1,500 | [1,718?] +--------------------------+ MathBabbler didn't think the stated mileages are correct; therefore, Maps.Yahoo.com to find more accurate mileages.the numbers are: 2500 2300 435 300 1810 1650 1000 1960 1850 1500 A = sqrt(2500) / (1960 - 1500 - 435) = 2 B = log(1810 + 1850 - 1650 - 2300 + 300) = log(10) = 1 the math is: A + B = log(1000) observe... sqrt(2500) = 50 1960 - 1500 - 435 = 25 50 / 25 = 2 1810 + 1850 - 1650 - 2300 + 300 = 10 log(10) = 1 log(1000) = 3

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
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**Created:** 20 January 2009

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