TempeHiker took a

`50 minute`

,`15.5 mile`

, drive into Mesa to get some sign pictures. He came home with eight BARS. [side-bar] With gas at`$3.00 per gallon`

, TempeHiker's outing to Mesa cost approximately`$1.50`

.TempeHiker arrived in Mesa just before 11:00am on 25 April 2006.

This street sign is located on MacDonald one block south of Main Street in Mesa.+-------------------+ | <- 100 W 00 S | | W. 1st Ave. | +-------------------+ the numbers are: 100 0 1 the math is: 100^{0}= 1This street sign is located on MacDonald one block south of Main Street in Mesa.

+---------------------+ | 100 W -> 100 S | | W. 1st Ave. | +---------------------+ the numbers are: 100 100 1 the math is: 100 x 1 = 100These street signs were at W. 2nd Ave. and S. Macdonald in Mesa.

+-------------------------+ | S Macdonald <- 200 S | | W. 2nd Ave. <- 100 W | +-------------------------+ the numbers are: 200 2 100 the math is: 100 x 2 = 200These street signs were at W. 3rd Ave. and S. Macdonald in Mesa.

+------------------------+ | Macdonald <- 300 S | | W. 3rd Ave. 100 W -> | +------------------------+ the numbers are: 300 3 100 the math is: 100 x 3 = 300TempeHiker's walk south down Macdonald ended at the Pueblo Market.

The next two signs were found along an alley behind the buildings located on the south-side of Main Street. TempeHiker was in the alley because of a huge shark mural.

This alley sign was taken while loitering in the alley.

+------------------+ | No | | Loitering | | City Code 5-11-6 | +------------------+ the numbers are: 5 11 6 the math is: 5 - 11 = -6 with the exception of an equals symbol, the sign "contains" the mathThese alley signs has a "No Parking" sign attached to a "No Loitering" sign.

+--------------+ | No Parking | | 30 - minutes | | loading and | | unloading | | permitted | +--------------+ +------------------+ | No | | Loitering | | City Code 5-11-6 | +------------------+ the numbers are: 30 5 11 6 the math is: sqrt(30 + 6) + 5 = 11

These road signs were found heading west on US Hwy-60 in Mesa.

the numbers are: 176 176 101 101 1/2 1/4 and 1 1/4 observations... 1/2 + 1/4 + 1 1/4 = 2 176/176 = 1 101/101 = 1 the math is: 176/176 + 101/101 = 1/2 + 1/4 + 1 1/4These signs cannot be submitted to RoadSignMath.com because they contain fractions.

These road signs were discovered heading west on US Hwy-60 in Mesa.

HOV sign numbers: 2 3 6 7 9 other numbers: 175 176 176 50 1 101 101 3/4 observations... 1 - 3/4 = 1/4 [division by unit fraction has four intermediate results: divide by 4; divide by 2; multiply by 2; and multiply by 4] 176 - 101 = 75 [75 goes well with 175 and 50] derivable square numbers: 100, 25, 16, 4 the math is: sqrt((175 - (176 - 101)) / ((176 - 101) - 50)) ((6 x 3) - (9 + 7))^2 = ---------------------------------------------- sqrt(1 - 3/4) left-hand side: (18 - 16)^2 = 2^2 = 4 right-hand side: numerator: sqrt(100 / 25) = sqrt(4) = 2 denominator: sqrt(1/4) = 1/2 2 fraction: --- = 4 1/2These road signs cannot be submitted to RoadSignMath.com because they contain a fraction.

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

**Created:** 25 April 2006

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