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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.