This road sign was seen while watching

Northwoods Lawon TV. The road sign is in Maine. {map}The road sign says...

+--------------------------+ | <- 5 Freedom | | Friendship 39 -> | | Hope 20 -> | | Jefferson 24 -> | | Liberty 7 -> | | Union 24 -> | +--------------------------+the numbers are: 5 39 20 24 7 24 the math is: (39 - 24) = (20 - (24 - 7)) * 5 more math: 5! / 20 = (24 / ((39 - 24) - 7))! rsPhiEval: ((39 % 7)! / 24) + sqrt(5)) / sqrt(24-20) = Phi * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399 ... note: Maine (ME) was the 23rd state admitted to the Union ... there are more equations andrsEvalsto be found ... rsStateEval: find an expression that evaluates to 23 rs37Eval: find an expression that evaluates to 37 rs42Eval: find an expression that evaluates to 42 rsAgeEval: find an expression that evaluates to 56 (MathBabbler's age) rsPiEval: find an expression that evaluates to 22/7 (or equivalent) rsHwyEval: not possible until I find out what highway this road sign is located [update::2013.10.27 (the day after this BARS was created)] rsPiEval: (20 + (5 - sqrt(24 - (39 - 24)))) / 7 ~= Pi (3.14) * 22/7 approximates Pi rounded to nearest hundredth (3.14) * 3.1415926535897932384626 rsStateEval: 24 - (39 - 24) / (5 * 7 - 20) = 23 * Maine was the 23rd state admitted to the Union. rs37Eval: 39 - ((24 - 20)! / 24 * (7 - 5)) = 37 * Whyrs37Eval? 37 Heaven @ http://thirty-seven.org rs42Eval: 7 - (24 - (24 - 20)) / 5 + 39 = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rsAgeEval: 39 + (24 - 7) * (5 + 20 - 24) = 56 * MathBabbler was 56 years young when he saw this road sign.MathBabbler was curious about where this road sign was in Maine.

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**Creator:** Gerald Thurman (MathBabbler)
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**Created:** 26 October 2013

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