These street signs are in Phoenix, Arizona.

The street signs say...

+--------------------+ | 1600 N 17th St | | 1700 E McDowell Rd | ---------------------- | STOP | +--------------------+ | No Parking within | | 50 feet | +--------------------+the numbers are: 1600 17 1700 50 the math is: 50 - sqrt(1700 / 17) = sqrt(1600) [solve for 'n'] 50 - sqrt(1700 / n) = sqrt(1600) [exercise] List the prime factors of 1600. [exercise] No or Yes: 17 is a proper divisor of 1700.

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
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**Created:** 10 May 2010

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