BARS::Speed Limit and Parking Signs Near College Ave. in Tempe, Arizona

These speed limit and reserved parking signs are on E. 14th St. near College Ave. in Tempe, Arizona.

The speed limit and reserved parking signs say...


   the numbers are:  25  1  8  8 

   the math is:  sqrt(8 + 8) + 1 = sqrt(25)

   rs42Eval:  25 + 1 + 8 + 8 = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

   rsPhiEval:  (1 + sqrt(sqrt(25))) / sqrt(sqrt(8 + 8)) = Phi
   * Phi is the golden ratio and it approximates 1.61803399

   more math:  25^(8 - 8) = 1

   more math:  cuberoot(8) + cuberoot(8) + 1 = sqrt(25)
   * cuberoot(8) = 2        [2 * 2 * 2 = 8]

   more math:  cuberoot(8 * 8) + 1 = sqrt(5)
   * cuberoot(64) = 4       [4 * 4 * 4 = 64]

   more math:  8 / defactorial(25 - 1) = cuberoot(8)

   fooish math:  1^25 * 8 = 8

   more fooish math:  1^25 = (8 - 8)!

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 24 January 2009 (posted 01 February 2009)

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