BARS::Free Parking Sign in Lemont, Illinois

This parking sign is in Lemont, Illinois.

The parking sign says...

+-----------------+
| Historic Lemont |
|      1836       |
|   Free Parking  |
|   4 Hour Limit  |
|   9 Am to 6 Pm  |
+-----------------+
   the numbers are:  1836  4  9  6

   the math is:  1836 % 4 = 6 % sqrt(9)
     more math:  1836 % 9 = 6 % sqrt(4)
     more math:  1836 % 6 = 4! % sqrt(9)

   note:  4, 6, 9 are all proper divisors of 1836
   * 1836 / 4 = 459; 1836 / 6 = 306; 1836 / 9 = 204

   ...if only we could delete the 1836...
   ...okay, let's delete the 1836...

   the numbers are:  4  9  6

   the math is:  6 / sqrt(4) = sqrt(9)

   more math:  sqrt(4 * 9) = 6

   rsAgeEval:  4 + 9 * 6 = 58
   * RoadHacker was 58 years yound when he found this free parking sign.

   ...okay, let's undelete 1836...

   off-by-one math:  gcf(1836, 9, 6) = 4-1

   * BARSfunc.spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
     domain: n must be a composite number
   * 1836 is composite; spf(1836) = 2+2+3+3+3+17 = 30

   the numbers morph into:  spf(1836)  4  9  6

   the BARSfunc.numbers are: 30  4  9  6

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 24 April 2016 (posted 27 April 2016)

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