These street signs are on Bunker Hill in Los Angeles California.

The street signs say...

+-------------------------+ | 2 Hour Parking | | 8 am to 8 pm | | 8 am to 5 pm | --------------------------- | Passenger Loading Zone | | 5 pm to 11 pm | | Wednesday thru Saturday | +-------------------------+the numbers are: 2 8 8 8 5 5 11 the math is: 2 * (8 - 8 + 8 - 5) + 5 = 11 rsPhiEval: ((2 * 8) / (8 + 8) + sqrt(5)) / sqrt(sqrt(5 + 11)) = Phi * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399 rsPiEval: (2 * 11) / (5 - 8 / 8 + (8 - 5)) ~= Pi * 22/7 approximates Pi rounded to nearest hundredth (3.14) * 3.1415926535897932384626 rsCardinalityEval: 11 - 8 + 8 - 5 - 8 / 2 + 5 = 7 * There are 7 numbers in these street signs. rsStateEval: sqrt(8 * 8 - 11 * 5) * 8 + 5 + 2 = 31 * California was the 31st state admitted to the Union. rs37Eval: 8 + 8 + 8 + 11 + 5 / 5 * 2 = 37 * Whyrs37Eval? 37 Heaven @ http://thirty-seven.org rs42Eval: 5 * 11 - 8 / 8 - 5 * 2 - cuberoot(8) = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rsAgeEval: 5 * 11 - 8 + 8 / 8 * 5 * 2 = 57 * RoadHacker was 57 years young when he found these street signs. rsTweetLenEval: 5 * 11 + 8 * 8 + 8 * 2 + 5 = 140 * 140 is the maximum length of a Twitter posting (tweet). rsCardinalityEval: ceil(mean(2,8,8,8,5,5,11)) = 7 off-by-one rsCardinalityEval: mode(2,8,8,8,5,5,11) = 7+1 off-by-one rsCardinalityEval: median(2,5,5,8,8,8,11) = 7+1 * There are 7 numbers in these street signs.

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
[gthurman@gmail.com]

**Created:** 25 June 2014 (posted 26 June 2014)

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