BARS::Zero Math at Rio Salado and Mill Avenue in Tempe, Arizona

This street sign { another view} was found on the northeast corner of Rio Salado and Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe, Arizona.

The street sign says...


   +---------------------+
   | Rio Salado   -> E 0 |
   |               ^ N 0 |
   +---------------------+

   the numbers are:  0  0 

   the math is: sqrt(0) = 0

   observe...
      0 x 0 = 0

This street sign will not be submitted to RoadSignMath.com, but if it were, it'd score zero elegance points and two technical points for a total score of 2.0.

More Math...

Beyond the street sign is a speed limit sign that contains the number 30.

   the numbers are:  30  0  0

   the math is:  30^0 = 0!

   observe...
      30 x 0 = 0  30 times 0 is 0
      30^0 = 1    30 raised to the zeroth power is 1
      0! = 1      0 factorial is 1

Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 August 2006

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