BARS::3 Miles From Steins, New Mexico

This road sign is on eastbound I-10 in New Mexico.

The road sign says...

   +----------------------+
   | Steins             3 |
   | NM Hwy-80 South    5 |
   | Lordsburg         22 |
   +----------------------+
   the numbers are:  3  80  5  22

   the math is:  (80 - 22) % = 3

   more math:  80 % 3 = 22 % 5

   rsPiEval:  22 / (sqrt(80 / 5) + 3) ~= Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   rsPiEval:  22 / (5 + 80 % 3) ~= Pi
   * 22/7 approximates Pi (3.14) rounded to nearest hundredth

   rsHwyEval:  (5 * 22 - 80) / 3 = 10
   * This road sign is on I-10.

   rsHwyEval:  sqrt(80 + 22 + 3 - 5) = 10
   * This road sign is on I-10.

   off-by-one rs42Eval:  22 * sqrt(sqrt(80 / 5)) - 3 = 42-1
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   off-by-one rs42Eval:  80 / 5 + 22 + 3 = 42-1
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   off-by-one rsAgeEval:  80 - 22 - (3!)! / 5! = 53-1
   * RoadHacker was 53 years young when he found this road sign.

   definition: spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
   * spf(80) = 2+2+2+2+5 = 13; spf(22)= 2+11 = 13

   BARSfunc math:  5 + spf(80) / spf(22) = 3!

   BARSfunc math:  5 * (3 + spf(22)) = 80

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 27 November 2010

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