This road sign is on the north/east Loop 101 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The road sign says...

+--------------------+ | 64th St CLOSED | | 56th St 1 1/2 | | Tatum Blvd 2 1/2 | +--------------------+the numbers are: 64 56 1 1/2 2 1/2 the math is: cuberoot(64 - 56) = sqrt(2 1/2 + 1 1/2) rs42Eval: floor(64 * 1 1/2 - 56 + 2 1/2) = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rsStateEval: 56 - cuberoot(64) - 2 1/2 - 1 1/2 = 48 * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union. rsAgeEval: 56 - cuberoot(64) / (2 1/2 + 1 1/2) = 55 * RoadHacker was 55 years young when he found this road sign. rsAgeEval: 56 - sqrt(cuberoot(64)) + (2 1/2 - 1 1/2) = 55 * MathBabbler was 55 years young when he found this road sign. off-by-one rsStateEval: (56 / sqrt(64))^sqrt(2 1/2 + 1 1/2) = 48+1 * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union. more math: 64 - 56 = ceil(1 1/2)^ceil(2 1/2) * ceil(n) rounds n up to nearest whole number * ceil(1 1/2) = 2; ceil(2 1/2) = 3

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

**Created:** 04 November 2012

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