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[Calendar]  The last year of the 3rd century.

 

[EECS]  300(W, KW or MW) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%).  300pF (picofarads) is one of standard numerical values for capacitors.

 

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

 

 [Game]  In the popular TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”, a contestant has to answer correctly 15 questions to step up the fixed prizes in U.S.$: 100, 200, 300, 500, 1000, to 2000, 4000, 8000, 16,000, 32,000, to 64,000, 125,000, 250,000, 500,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000, with 3 lifelines: polling the audience, calling a friend and narrowing to “50:50” answers. The guaranteed middle prizes can be $1000 or $32,000.

 

[Game]  In the popular TV game show “Deal or No Deal”, a contestant has the choices of one of 26 suitcases of the prizes U.S. $0.01, 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 750, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000, 200,000, 300,000, 400,000, 500,000, 750,000 and the maximum amount is at least $1,000,000 (in a typical show).

 

[Game]  The minimum cash value on the “Wheel of Fortune” is currently (U.S.) $300.  The top values if currently $2,500 for round 1, $3,500 for rounds 2 and 3 and $5,000 for round 4 until the end of the game. The highest cash value in the special prize is $10,000. A player needs $250 in cash during the current round to buy a vowel. In the Bonus round, the minimum cash prize is currently $25,000 and the maximum is $100,000.

 

[Geology]  The height (meters) of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France. (Including the television tower, it 325.83 m).

 

[Library]  ISBN-0-300 is the International Standard Book Number for books published by Yale University Press.

 

[Math.]  A triangular number (sum of all integers from 1 to 24):  300 = 1+2+…+23+24.

 

[Math.]  sin(30o) = sin(150o) = cos(60o) = cos(300o) = 0.5.

             sin(240o) = sin(300o) = cos(150o) = cos(210o) = –31/2/2.

 

[Measure]  The time (seconds) that the minute hand rotates between 2 consecutive numbers (or hour marks) on a mechanical clock or watch.

 

[Money]  Credit scores by FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) range from about 300 to 850 and exhibit a left-skewed distribution with a U.S. median around 725. A score above 720 is considered “good credit” and below 600 is “poor credit”.

 

[Money]  A Diners Club/Carte Blanche credit card number starts with either 2 digits 36, 38 or 3 digits 300, 301, 302, 303, 304 or 305.

 

[Movie]  Names of TV shows/series or movies: “The 300 Spartans” and “300”.

 

[Phone]  An NANPA/U.S. telephone area code reserves for service access.   (NANPA: North American Numbering Plan Adminsitration).

 

[Sport]  The perfect score in a bowling game (for 12 consecutive strikes).

 

[Tech.]  A family of passenger airplane/jetliner Airbus: A-300 (and shorter variant A-310), A-320, (shorter variants A-318, A-319 and stretched variant A-321), A-330, A-340, A-350 and A-380 (as of 2006).

 

[Tech.]  The powers of commercial halogen bulbs: 300W-500W…

 

[Tech.]  One of standardized baud rate (bits per second) in electronic data transmissions.

 

[Tech.]  The powers of commercial incandescent light bulbs: 300W, 100W, 75W, 60W, 40W, 30W, 15W, 7.5W and 3W.

 

[Tech.]  Automobile Tire’s Speed Rating

Tire Rating

L

M

N

P

Q

R

S

Max. Speed (mph)

Max. Speed (kph)

75

120

81

130

87

140

93

150

100

160

106

170

112

180

Tire Rating

T

U

H

V

W

Y

 

Max. Speed (mph)

Max. Speed (kph)

118

190

124

200

130

210

149

240

168

270

186

300

 


[World] The ISO country code for Greece. (ISO-3166).

 

[Science]  Frequency Ranges

Range

Names

Uses

3 Hz -

300 Hz

Extremely Low Frequency (ELF)

Telegraph

300 Hz -

3 KHz

Voice Frequency (VF)

Telephone Circuitry

3 KHz -

30 KHz

Very Low Frequency (VLF)

High Fidelity

30 KHz- 300 KHz

Low Frequency (LF)

Maritime Mobile

300 KHz -

3 MHz

Medium Frequency (MF)

Navigational Radio, Land-maritime Mobile

3 MHz -

30 MHz

High Frequency (HF)

Maritime, Aeronautical, Amateur Radio

30 MHz -

300 MHz

Very High Frequency (VHF)

Maritime, Meteorological Communication, Television

300MHz -

3 GHz

Ultra High Frequency (UHF)

Television, Military, Low Range Radar

3 GHz -

30 GHz

Super High Frequency (SHF)

Space, Satellite, Microwave

30 GHz -

300 GHz

Extremely High Frequency (EHF)

Radio Astronomy

  

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[Library]  Numbers 300-399 are the first 3 digits in Dewey Decimal Classification System call number for library books in Social Sciences (Economics, Government and Education…). Numbers 300-307 are for general works.