BARS::Street Signs Near Silver Cross Field in Joliet, Illinois

These street signs are near Silver Cross Field in downtown Joiliet, Illinois.

The street signs say...

   +----------+ +---------+ +------------+
   |  NORTH   | | WARNING | | CLEARANCE  |
   | Illinois | |  13'-4" | | 13 ft 4 in |
   |    53    | +---------+ +------------+
   +----------+ 
   the numbers are:  53  13  4  13   4

   the math is:  13 * 4 + (13 % 4) = 53

   rsAgeEval:  53 * (13 / 4) * (4 / 13) = 53
   * MathBabbler was 53 years young when he found this equation.

   ...BARS playground
   
   * Illinois was the 21st state admitted to the Union.
   * 53 and 13 are prime numbers
   * base10_to_base16(reverse_digits(53)) = 53

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 May 2010

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