BARS::Exits 5 and 6 Again on Westbound Loop 202 in Tempe, Arizona

These road signs were found on westbound Loop 202 in Tempe, Arizona.

The road signs say...

   +---------------------+ +---------------+ +--------------------+
   | HOV 2+ Only         | | Loop 202 West | |             Exit 5 |
   |                     | |  To 10 West   | |    To 143 South    |
   |                     | +---------------+ | Sky Harbor Airport |
   | 6am to 9am          |                   |     1 1/4 Miles    |
   | 3pm to 7pm  Mon-Fri |                   +--------------------+
   +---------------------+                          +-------------+
                                                    |      Exit 6 |
                                                    | Center Pkwy |
                                                    |  Priest Dr  |
                                                    |  1/4 Mile   |
                                                    +-------------+
   the numbers are:  2  6  9  3  7  202  10  5  143  (1 1/4)  6  (1/4)

   green signs: G = (10 - sqrt(202 - 143 + 5) + (1 1/4) - (1/4)) + 6 
    white sign: W = 2 + 6 + 7 + 3 - 9

   the math is:  G = W

   ...math playground...

   202 + 143 = 345 
   345 - 18 = square number 324 ... sqrt(324) = 18
   345 + 19 = square number 361 ... sqrt(361) = 19

   sqrt(202 / 2 - (1 1/4) + (1/4)) = sqrt(100) = 10
   sqrt(143 + 6 - 5) = sqrt(144) = 12
   sqrt(143 + log(10)) = sqrt(144) = 12

   the numbers are:  10  10  12  6  9  3  7

   more to come...

BARS::Exits 5 and 6 on Westbound Loop 202 in Tempe, Arizona was created on 16 June 2007. This BARS was created after MathBabbler noticed that the "Car Pools" sign had been replaced with a "HOV" sign.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 16 June 2007

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