BARS::Street Signs By the Courthouse in Joliet, Illinois

These street signs are on W. Jefferson St./US Hwy-30 in downtown Joliet, Illinois.

The street signs say...

   +--------------+
   |  NO Parking  |
   |   2:30 to    |
   |   5:00 am    |
   |  Mon & Wed   |
   |  -------->   |
   ----------------
   | 1/2 Hr Meter |
   |    Parking   |
   +--------------+
   : is used as a delimiter

   the numbers are:  2  30  5  0  (1/2)

   the math is: (2 / (1/2) - 0!)! * 5 = 30

   rsPhiEval:  (1/2) + sqrt(5) / (2 + 30 * 0) = Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399

   rsPiEval:  30 * 2 * sqrt(5 / (1/2) - 0!) degrees = Pi radians

   rsStateEval:  30 - 5 - 2 / (1/2) + 0 = 21
   * Illinois was the 21st state admitted to the Union.

   rsHwyEval:  30 + 2 * (1/2) - 5^0 = 30
   * These streets signs are on US Hwy-30.

   rsAgeEval:  30 * 2 - ((5 + 0!) * (1/2))! = 54
   * RoadHackers was 54 years young when he found these signs.

   off-by-one math:  (30 / 2 + 0!)^(1/2) = 5-1

   off-by-one rs42Eval:  30 + 5 * 2 + (1/2)^0 = 42-1
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 17 August 2011

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