Back to [Numbers 1500-1599]

 

[Calendar]  The last year of the 15th century.

 

[EECS]  1.5K(W) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%).

 

[Game]  Jigsaw puzzles are typically comprised of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 750, 1000, 1500 or 2000 interlocking pieces.

 

[Measure]  The number of square inches in a square meter.

U.S. customary units for area measures: 1 m2 (square meter) = 10.76391 ft2 (square feet) = 1550.0031 inch2 (square inches).

 

[Math.]  1500 = (5+1(5+5)×(5+0)×(5+0).

 

[Sport]  The standard ranges of swimming/tracking competitions (meters): 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1500. Also, for tracking: 2000, 3000, 5000 and 10000.

 

[Tech.]  Color coding of fire hydrants indicates water flow availability:

Class

Color of Nozzle Caps

Flow (gallons/minute)

AA

Light Blue

Greater than 1500

A

Green

1000-1500

B

Orange

500-1000

C

Red

Less than 500

 

[Trivia]  The value of the postal abbreviation of the state of Maryland, MD, as a Roman numeral.

 

[Trivia]  Chili Heat Scale

Scoville Units

Chili Varieties

100,000 – 300,000

Habanero

50,000 – 100,000

Chiltepin, Thai

30,000 – 50,000

Pequin

15,000 – 30,000

De Arbol, Japones

5,000 – 15,000

Serrano, Pasilla de Oaxaco

2,500 – 5,000

Jalapeno, Guajillo, Chilpotle, Dried Green

1,500 – 2,500

NM Pods-Hot, Cascabel, Chihuacle Negro

1000 – 1,500

Ancho, Pasilla, Negro

500 – 1,000

Analeim, NM Pods-Mild, Mulato

100 – 500

Cherry

0 – 100

Bells, Pimento, Cubanelle