This entrance sign is at the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico.

[side-bar] This is BARS# 600 and it was posted on 30 July 2009. BARS# 1 was posted on 15 May 2005 (i.e. 1538 days ago).

The entrance sign says...

+---------------------------------+ | Carlsbad Canverns National Park | | Park Entrance 0.2 mi. | | Visitor Center 6.8 mi. | +---------------------------------+ | Visitor Center Open | | 8:00 - 7:00 | | Mountain Time | +---------------------+: is used as a delimiter the numbers are: 0.2 6.8 8 0 7 0 the math is: 8 - 7^0 - 0.2 - 6.8 = 0 rsStateEval: 8 * (0.2 + 6.8) - 7 - 0! - 0! = 47 * New Mexico was the 47th state admitted to the Union. rsStateEval: 6.8 / 0.2 + 7 + 8 - 0! - 0! = 47 * New Mexico was the 47th state admitted to the Union. rs42Eval: (0.2 + 6.8)! / ((7 - cuberoot(8))!) + 0 + 0 = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rs42Eval: 6.8 / 0.2 + 8 + 7^0 - 0! = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" more math: 8! / 7! - 0.2 - 6.8 + 0! = 0 more math: sqrt(0.2 + 6.8 - sqrt(cuberoot(8) + 7)) - 0! = 0! more math: log(8 + 0! + 0!) * (0.2 + 6.8) = 7 more math: 7^0 + (0.2 + 6.8)^0 = cuberoot(8) more math: avg(sqrt(summation(0!, 0.2 + 6.8 + 0!)), 8) = 7 * summation(0!, 0.2 + 6.8 + 0!) = summmation(1, 8) * summmation(1, 8) = 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8 = 36 * sqrt(36) = 6; avg(6, 8) = 7 rsPhiEval: (floor(0.2 * 6.8) + sqrt(7 - 0! - 0!)) / cuberoot(8) = Phi * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399 * floor(n) equals the closest integer less than n * floor(0.2 * 6.8) = floor(1.36) = 1

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

**Created:** 30 July 2009

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