BARS::3 Hour Parking at Scottsdale Public Library in Arizona

This parking sign is at the Scottsdale Public Library-Civic Center Library located in downtown Scottsdale, Arizona.. MathBabbler saw the sign when he attended the Scottsdale Science Cafe on 18 March 2014.

The parking sign says...

   +---------------+
   | 3 Hr. Parking |
   |  10am to 5pm  |
   | Mon Thru Fri  |
   +---------------+
   the numbers are:  3  10  5

   the math is:  none found

   rsAgeEval:  3! + 10 * 5 = 56
   * MathBabbler was 56 years young when he found this parking sign.

   rsStateEval:  3 + summation(5, 10) = 48
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union.
   * summation(5, 10) = 5+6+7+8+9+10 = 45

   rs42Eval:  summation(5, 10) - 3 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsCardinalityEval:  3! / (10 / 5) = 3
   * There are 3 numbers in this parking sign.

   rsCardinalityEval:  cuberoot(summation(3 + 5, 10) = 3
   * There are 3 numbers in this parking sign.
   * summation(8, 10) = 8+9+10 = 27

   off-by-one math:  10 / 5 = 3-1

   off-by-one rsStateEval:  10 * 5 - 3 = 48-1
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union.

   off-by-one rsStateEval:  summation(3, 10) - 5 = 48-1
   * Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union.

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 23 March 2014

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