### Driving + Math = Fun

Ok-- I'm the first to admit that this post isn't about mapping

Jamie Thingelstad has created a web site called

Users are encouraged to find their own local signs and add them to the database, which in turn adds them to a

Not all mathematically significant road signs are created equal. Some signs are simply more interesting and exciting than others. Signs are

*per se*, but I think this idea is quite clever and could be useful to math and geography educators.Jamie Thingelstad has created a web site called

**Road Sign Math**that challenges travellers to find mathematical relationships on highway signage, such as found on this one:Users are encouraged to find their own local signs and add them to the database, which in turn adds them to a

**Google mash-up**.Not all mathematically significant road signs are created equal. Some signs are simply more interesting and exciting than others. Signs are

**scored in two categories**, technical and elegance. High scores in either category are desired, and a total score is computed by adding the technical and elegance scores together.
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