This road sign is on northbound NM Hwy-304 in New Mexico.

The road sign says...

+----------------------+ | Veguita 6 | | Rio Communities 16 | | Hwy-47 NM 47 17 | +----------------------+the numbers are: 6 16 47 47 17 the math is: 17^(47 - 47) = log(16 - 6) rsPiEval: (6 + 16) / sqrt(47 + sqrt(cuberoot(47 + 17))) = Pi * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth rs42Eval: 47 - 6 + sqrt(16) / cuberoot(17 + 47) = 42 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything" rsAgeEval: 47 + 6 - sqrt(16) / cuberoot(17 + 47) = 52 * RoadHacker was 52 years young when he found this road sign rsStateEval: 47 + 6 - sqrt(sqrt(16)) - cuberoot(17 + 47) = 47 * New Mexico was the 47th state admitted to the Union more math: 47 % (47 % 17) - 6 = sqrt(sqrt(16)) * % is the modulo (or remainder) operator * a % b equals the remainder when a ÷ b * 47 % 17 = 13; 47 % 13 = 8

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

**Created:** 05 July 2009

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