BARS::Exit 50 on Northbound Loop 101 in Arizona

This road sign was found on northbound Loop 101 near the Tempe/Scottsdale border in Arizona.

The road sign says...

   +---------------+
   |       Exit 50 |
   | McKellips  Rd |
   |    1/2 Mile   |
   +---------------+
   the numbers are:  50  (1/2)

   the math is:  50% = 1/2

   observe... 
      function names are names, not letters
      number_to_percent(50) = 50%
      percent_to_fraction(50%) = 50/100
      reduce_fraction(50/100) = 1/2

   off-by-one rsHwyEval:  50 / (1/2) = 100 + 1
   * This highway sign is on Loop 101.

These road signs were found on northbound Loop 101 near the Tempe/Scottsdale border in Arizona.

The road signs say...

   +-----------+ +---------------+
   | Lane Ends | |       Exit 50 |
   | 1/4  Mile | | McKellips  Rd |
   +-----------+ |   EXIT ONLY   |
                 +---------------+
   the numbers are:  50  (1/4)

   the math is:  50% = sqrt(1/4)

   observe...
      function names are names, not letters
      square_root(1/4) = 1/2
      google calculator: sqrt(1/4) = 1/2
      number_to_percent(50) = 50%
      percent_to_fraction(50%) = 50/100
      reduce_fraction(50/100) = 1/2

   off-by-one rsHwyEval:  50 / sqrt(1/4) = 100 + 1
   * This highway sign is on Loop 101.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 12 May 2007

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