This road sign was found on eastbound Rim Rock Drive located in the Colorado National Monument in Colorado.

The road sign says...

+------------------------------------+ | Rim Rock Drive Ranger Station 4 | | Grand Junction 8 | | Glade Park Store 5 | +------------------------------------+the numbers are: 4 8 5 the math is: ceil(8 / 5) = sqrt(4) observe... 8 / 5 = 1.6 ceil(1.6) = 2 sqrt(4) = 2 off-by-one math: 4 + 5 = 8+1 off-by-one math: sqrt(4) + 5 = 8-1 off-by-one math: sqrt(sqrt(4) * 8)) = 5-1## Update::2010.04.02

This BARS was selected to be one of the BARS of The Week for week #11 of the spring 2010 semester.

the numbers are: 4 8 5 rsStateEval: 8 * 5 - sqrt(4) = 38 rsStateEval: 5! / 4 + 8 = 38 off-by-one rsStateEval: 4 * 8 + 5 = 38-1 off-by-one rsStateEval: 4! + 5! / 8 = 38+1 off-by-one rsStateEval: 4! + 8 + 5 = 38+1 * Colorado was the 38th state admitted to the Union. rs42Eval: sqrt(4) + 8 * 5 = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rsAgeEval: sqrt(4) * summation(5, 8) = 52 * MathBabbler was 52 years young when he found this road sign. * summation(5, 8) = 5+6+7+8 = 26 off-by-one rsAgeEval: 5^cuberoot(8) + 4! = 50-1 * RoadHacker was 50 years young when he found this road sign.

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

**Created:** 30 July 2007

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