BARS::Street Signs on Garnet Ave. in Pacific Beach, California

These street signs are on Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach, California.

The street signs say...

   +----------------+
   | Speed Limit 25 |
   ------------------
   | 2 Hour Parking |
   |    8am - 6pm   |
   ------------------
   |   No Parking   |
   |    3am - 6am   |
   +----------------+
   the numbers are:  25  2  8  6  3  6

   the math is:  25 - 2 - 8 - 6 - 3 = 6

   more math:  (8 + 2) / sqrt(25) * (6 - 3) = 6

   rsPhiEval:  (6 / 6 + sqrt(sqrt(25))) / (8 - 2 * 3) = Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399

   rsPiEval:  (25 - 3) / (6 + ((8 - 2) / 6) = Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   rs42Eval:  25 + 8 + 6 + 6 - 3! / 2 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsAgeEval:  25 * 2 + ((8 - 6) / (6 / 3)) = 51
   * RoadHacker was 51 years young when he found these signs.
Update::2014.01.11

RoadHacker revisited Pacific Beach during January of 2014 and he found this same collection of signs two more times. {these signs again ... and again}

   the numbers are:  25  2  8  6  3  6

   rsStateEval:  25 + 2 + 8 - 6 + 6 / 3 = 31
   * California was the 31st admitted to the Union.

   rsAgeEval:  25 * 2 + (6 + 3 - 8) * 6 = 56
   * RoadHacker was 56 years young when he found these signs again.

   rsMaxTweetLenEval:  25 * 6 - (2 + 8)! / (6 + 3)! = 140
   * 140 is the maximum length of a Twitter posting (tweet).

   the numbers sorted:  2  3  6  6  8  25

   rsCardinalityEval:  median(2, 3, 6, 6, 8, 25) = 6
   * There are six numbers in these street signs.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 23 March 2009

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