BARS::6 Miles From Rochelle, Illinois

This road sign is on southbound prime numbered IL Hwy-251.

The road sign says...

   +----------------+
   | Rochelle     6 |
   | Mendota     36 |
   +----------------+
   the numbers are:  6  36

   the math is:  6 = sqrt(36)

   rsStateEval:  avg(6, 36) = 21
   * Illinois was the 21st state admitted to the Union.

   rs42Eval:  6 + 36 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   off-by-one rsStateEval:  6! / 36 = 21-1
   * Illinois was the 21st state admitted to the Union.

   BARSfunc rsCardinalityEval:  spf(36) / spf(6) = 2
   * There are two numbers in this road sign.
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
     domain:  n must be composite number
   * 36 is a composite number; spf(36) = 2+2+3+3 = 10
   *  6 is a composite number; spf(6) = 2+3 = 5

   BARSfunc rsAgeEval:  spf(6!) + 36 = 55
   * RoadHacker was 55 years young when he found this road sign.
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
     domain:  n must be composite number
   * 6! = 720; 720 is a composite number; spf(720) = 2+2+2+2+3+3+5 = 19

   BARSfunc off-bye-one rs42Eval:  spf(6) + 36 = 42-1
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 27 June 2012

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