Number 5000

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[Game]  The highest dollar amount (U.S.\$) in the regular prize wedges on the TV show “Wheel of Fortune”.  Special prizes may be \$10,000 and special gifts.

[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).

[Language]  Roman numerals: V-bar or (V) = 5,000 & V = 5.

[Math.]  166,650,003,333 = 16663+50003+33333.

1,000,000,166,650,003,333 = 10000003+16663+50003+33333. (Generalizable)

[Money]  The U.S. \$5,000 bill figures the portrait of the 4th U.S. President James Madison. On the back is the ornate FIVE THOUSAND.

[Money]  The Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Index.

[Movie]  Name of TV show/series or movie: “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T” (1953).

[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.]  The number of actual staples in a box of 5000 staples: 24 strips of 210 staples in each trip.

[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