BARS::9 Miles From Ropesville, Texas

This road sign is on southbound US Hwy-62/US Hwy-82 in Texas.

The road sign says...

   +-----------------+
   | Ropesville    9 |
   | Brownfield   27 |
   +-----------------+
   the numbers are:  9  27

   the math is:  sqrt(9) = cuberoot(27)

   math terminology:  9 is a factor of 27

   math terminology:  27 is a multiple of 9

   off-by-one rsStateEval:  9 * cuberoot(27) = 28 - 1
   * Texas was the 28th state admitted to the Union

   BARSfunc math:  spf(9) = cuberoot(27)!
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
   * spf(9) = 3 + 3 = 6
   * cuberoot(27) = 3; 3! = 6

   BARSfunc math:  spf(27) = 9
   * spf(n) = the sum of the prime factors of n
   * spf(27) = 3 + 3 + 3 = 9

   number system rs42Eval:  2716 + sqrt(9) = 42
   * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 05 July 2009

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