This road sign located along I-10 in Arizona is a

Golden RSevalbecause it evaluates to 10.The sign says...

+----------------------------+ | Hwy-287 Florence Blvd 3 | | I-8 West 7 | | Tucson 69 | +----------------------------+The numbers in the sign are

`287 3 8 7 69`

.(8 - 3)! - ((287 / 7) + 69) = 10 [factorial help: (8-3)! = 5! = 5x4x3x2x1 = 120] ...or... (69 + (287 / 7)) / (8 + 3) = 10The road sign also evaluates to 50. {another sign}

the numbers are: 3 7 8 69 287 the math is: 287 - 69 - 3 x 7 x 8 = 50## Update::2006.04.26

The road sign almost approximates Pi.

69 69 ------------------- = ------ = 3.13636363 sqrt(8^3 - 287) + 7 22 rounded(3.13636363, 2) = 3.14 truncated(3.13636363, 2) = 3.13 pi = 3.14159265 observe... 8^3 is 8x8x8 = 512 512 - 287 = 225 sqrt(225) = 15

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

**Created:** 31 March 2006

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