This mileage pole is eight miles north of Cripple Creek, Colorado.

The mileage pole says...

Las Vegas NV 767 New Orleans LA 1424 Woodland Park 20 Florissant 9 Dallas TX 905 Butte MT 886 Guppey 19 Sturgis SD 517 Bangor ME 2308 Chariton IA 798 Milwaukee WI 1154 Canon City 44 Washington DC 1687 Cripple Creek 8Note: RoadHacker jotted down all the mileages while at the mileage pole.

the numbers are: 8 9 19 20 44 517 767 798 886 905 1154 1424 1687 2308 eliminate the large numbers... 2308 - 1687 = 621 ...subtract 2nd largest # from largest # 1424 - 621 = 803 ...subtract difference from 3rd largest # 1154 - 803 = 351 ...subtract difference from 4th largest # 905 - 351 = 554 ...keep subtracting the difference from the 886 - 554 = 332 ...next largest # 798 - 332 = 466 767 - 466 = 301 517 - 301 = 216 stop at 216 because 8 and 9 are factors of 216... 216 / 8 = 27 and 216 / 9 = 24 the numbers become: 216 8 9 19 20 44 initial math found: 8 + log(19 - 10) = 216 / (44 - 20) more math w/o using the log() function... the numbers are: 216 8 9 19 20 44 the math is: 44 / (19 - 8) + 20 = 216 / 9 517 - (767 - (798 - (886 - (905 - (1154 - (1424 - (2308 - 1687))))))) = 9 * (44 / (19 - 8) + 20) observe... 19 - 8 = 11 44 / 11 = 4 4 + 20 = 24 24 * 9 = 216

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
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**Created:** 17 August 2007

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