BARS::Six Miles South of LaGrange on US Hwy-61 in Missouri

This road sign was found driving north on US Hwy-61 in Missouri.

The road sign says...

   +-----------------+
   | LaGrange      6 |
   | <- Taylor     1 |
   | <- Maywood    5 |
   +-----------------+
   the numbers are:  6  1  5

   the math is:  6 - 1 = 5

As of 30 June 2006, RoadSignMath.com had not updated their website since 22 April 2006. If this sign is submitted to RSM, it would receive 5.7. Note: the score includes an additional 2 bonus points for being the first road sign from Missouri.

Update::2006.11.27

This BARS was submitted to RoadSignMath.com on 26 November 2006.

Update::2010.02.11

This BARS was selected to be one of the BARS of the Week for week #2 of the spring 2010 semester.

   the numbers are:  6  1  5

   more math:  6 % 5 = 1

   rsPiEval:  (6! / (5 - 1)) degrees = Pi radians

   rsStateEval:  6 * (5 - 1) = 24
   * Missouri was the 24th state admitted to the Union.

   BARSfunc rsStateEval:  spf(6) * 5 - 1 = 24
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
   * spf(6) = 2 + 3 = 5

Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 30 June 2006

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