BARS::Signs From Downtown Mountainair, New Mexico

These road signs are in downtown Mountainair, New Mexico.

The road signs say...

   +-------------+
   | US   Hwy-60 |
   | East | West |
   +-------------+
   +--------------------------+
   | Salinas Pueblo Missions  |
   |     National  Monument   |
   | Gran Quivira Ruins    25 |
   | Visitor Center       1/4 |
   | Abo Ruins              9 |
   +--------------------------+
   the numbers are:  60  25  (1/4)  9

   the math is:  60 / sqrt(9) * (1/4) = sqrt(25)

   rsAgeEval:  60 - sqrt(25) - 9^(sqrt(1/4)) = 52
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found these signs

   another rsAgeEval:  60 - (25 - 9) * sqrt(1/4) = 52
   * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found these signs

   BARSfunc rs42Eval:  60 - 25 + 9 - sqrt(reciprocal(1/4)) = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   off-by-one math:  25 + 9 / (1/4) = 60 + 1
Update::2009.10.01

This BARS was selected to be one of the BARS of the Week for week #7 of the fall 2009 semester.

   the numbers are:  60  25  (1/4)  9

   more math:  sqrt(25 * 9) / (1/4) = 60

   BARSfunc rsPiEval:  (60 + sqrt(9)!) / (25 - reciprocal(1/4)) = Pi
   * 66/21 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   observe... summation(9, 25) = 289; sqrt(289) = 17

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 14 July 2009

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