This road sign is on eastbound I-40 in Needles, California.

The road sign says...

+--------------------+ | Lake Havasu City | | use Arizona Exit 9 | | 27 miles | +--------------------+the numbers are: 9 27 the math is: sqrt(9) = cuberoot(27) rs42Eval: summation(cuberoot(27), 9) = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" * summation(3, 9) = 3+4+5+6+7+8+9 = 42 off-by-one rsStateEval: sqrt(9) + 27 = 31-1 * California was the 31st state admitted to the Union. off-by-one rsStateEval: summation(cuberoot(27)!, 9) = 31-1 * California was the 31st state admitted to the Union. * cuberoot(27) = 3; 3! = 6; summation(6, 9) = 6+7+8+9 = 30 ...if the billboard is included... the numbers are: 9 27 24 1000 the math is: 24 + 9 / log(1000) = 27 rsAgeEval: 27 + 24 + sqrt(9) / log(1000) = 52 * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found this road sign.

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

**Created:** 22 March 2010

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