BARS::Near Lamont St. in Pacific Beach, California

These street signs were found off Lamont Street in Pacific Beach, California.

The street signs say...

   +-----------------------+
   |    Speed Limit 25     |
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   | No Trucks over 5 Tons |
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   |    Street Sweeping    |
   |      1st Thursday     |
   |       Every Month     |
   |       7am - 10am      |
   +-----------------------+
   the numbers are:  25  5  1  7  10

   the math is:  5^(10 - 7 - 1) = 25

   rsPiEval:  (25 - 1 - 10 / 5) / 7 = Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   rsPhiEval:  (1 + sqrt(5)) / (sqrt(25) + 7 - 10) = Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399

   rsAgeEval:  25 + 5 * 7 - 10 + 1 = 51
   * RoadHacker was 51 years young when he found these signs.

   rs42Eval:  25 * 10 / 5 - 7 - 1 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   more math:  (25 + 10) / 7 = 5^1

   more math:  1 * 10 * (sqrt(25) + 7) = 5!

   more math:  5 * (7 - 1 - log(10)) = 25

   more math:  5 * 7 - 10 + log(1) = 25

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

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