BARS::Subway Sign in Los Angeles, California

This subway sign is in Los Angeles, California.

The subway sign says...

   +-----------------+
   | Dest        Min |
   -------------------
   | East LA   2, 14 |
   | Pasadena  5, 17 |
   +-----------------+
   the numbers are:  2  14  5  17

   the math is:  14 - 2 + 5 = 17

   rsPiEval:  (5 + 17) / (14 / 2) ~= Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi rounded to nearest hundredth (3.14)
   * 3.1415926535897932384626

   rsCardinalityEval:  17 - 14 + 5 % 2 = 4
   * There are 4 numbers in this subway sign.

   rsStateEval:  (14 + 17) * log(2 * 5) = 31
   * California was the 31st state admitted to the Union.

   rs37Eval:  summation(14, 17) - 5^2 = 37
   * Why rs37Eval? 37 Heaven @ http://thirty-seven.org
   * summation(14, 17) = 14+15+16+17 = 62

   rsAgeEval:  2 * (14 + 17) - 5 = 57
   rsAgeEval:  5! / 2 - 17 + 14 = 57
   * RoadHacker was 57 years young when he found this subway sign.

   off-by-one math:  2^5 - 14 = 17+1

   off-by-one rs42Eval:  2 * 5 + 14 + 17 = 42-1
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   off-by-one rsAgeEval:  5^2 + 14 + 17 = 57-1
   * RoadHacker was 57 years young when he found this subway sign.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 27 June 2014

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