This road sign is on northbound US Hwy-95 in Maine and MathBabbler got a picture of the road sign off the TV.

The road sign says...

+-------------+ | Left Exit 4 | +----------------------------------------+ | US Hwy-4 ME Hwy-16 North US Hwy-95 | | Newington Portsmouth | | Dover Maine Pts | | 1 1/4 miles (2.0 km) | +----------------------------------------+the numbers are: 4 4 16 95 (1 1/4) 2 the math is: sqrt(95 / (1 1/4) - 16 + 4) / 4 = 2 more math: log((1 1/4) * 4 + 95) * 4 * 2 = 16 rsPhiEval: (log(sqrt(95 + sqrt(16) + 4 / 4)) / 2 + sqrt(1 1/4) = Phi * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399 rsPiEval: (95 * 2 - (1 1/4 * 4) * sqrt(16 / 4)) degrees = Pi radians * 180 degrees = 3.14159265 radians rsHwyEval: 95 * log((1 1/4 * 16 / 2) * 4 / 4 = 95 * This road sign was found on US Hwy-95 rsTweetLenEval: 95 * 2 - (1 1/4 * 4)^sqrt(4) * sqrt(sqrt(16)) = 140 * 140 is the maximum length of a Twitter posting (tweet). ... Maine was the 23rd state admitted to the Union and there has been check for a rsStateEval... ... MathBabber saw this sign on TV when he was 53 years young and he created this BARS when he was 54 and there as been on check for a rsAgeEval...

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

**Created:** 05 June 2011

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