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How to Read a Canceled Check

A canceled check is a check that’s been paid by the bank. Some banks include copies of canceled checks with monthly statements sent to customers. Others make the front and back of checks available online. Canceled checks are a convenient way for you to reconcile your check register with your bank statement and help ensure […]



How to Read ANA Blood Test Results

An antinuclear antibody (ANA) test is a blood test used to diagnose autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It may be ordered in conjunction with other autoantibody tests such as ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) or CRP (C-reactive protein) for more specific diagnostic studies. Symptoms that precipitate the need for an ANA blood test […]



How to Read & Measure With Micrometers & Calipers

Calipers and micrometers are used by engineers and those in the manufacturing industry to measure parts and dimensions with great accuracy. Although micrometers are the more accurate of the two, a good set of calipers can give you an accurate measurement within .0001 or an inch and can be used for a few different types […]



How to Read Common Blood Tests

At almost any checkup, we give blood samples because they’re a really good indicator for our general health. Most of us don’t have any idea what the results for the test mean. Here’s a basic guide for knowing what the results to your blood tests mean. Read your test results. Find your RBC count value […]



How to Read a Diode or Resistor

Diodes ensure that current flows in just one direction. Resistors control how much current flows through a circuit. Both are marked with colored stripes that mean nothing to a person who doesn’t understand how to read them. Here’s how to decipher the markings. Look for the marking – a colored stripe – on the diode […]



How to Read Email Using VBA

Knowing how to read email through a Microsoft Access application using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can help you make applications more user-friendly. Microsoft Access is a relational database management system often used for small, local databases. Outlook is an email management system included in the Microsoft Office suite. VBA is a computer programming language. […]



How to Read a Kilowatt Hour Meter

Electrical power is measured in watts, and one thousand watts are known as a kilowatt. The electric utility charges by the kilowatt hour, a unit of one thousand watts per hour. When appliances in your home draw electricity from the power line, it moves through a meter, turning gears whose movements are recorded by numbered […]



How to Use a Manual Light Meter

Using a manual light meter to determine the aperture of your camera may take some getting used to, but once you become accustomed to how your meter works, you should be able to get readings without much difficulty. Manual light meters allow you to read the reflected light of your subject or the incident light […]



How to Read Your Water Meter in Atlanta, Georgia

Many Atlanta residents complain about the high cost of water. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta residents pay 108 percent more than New York City residents and 144 percent more than San Antonio residents for water. A water meter calculates total water usage in cubic feet, and it doesn’t reflect the amount of water you […]



How to Read Harp Music

Music written for the harp is written on the grand staff, which encompasses both treble and bass clefs, and uses a numbering system to indicate which fingers are to be used to play specific notes. Since there is only a small percentage of songs arranged for harp in commercial sheet music, many harp players will […]



How to Improve Public Speaking by Reading Out Loud

Public speaking can be daunting for many people, especially those who do not have to do it often or who are very shy. Reading aloud is an activity can help improve your public speaking skills and make you more comfortable speaking written words aloud. Whether you have a single speaking engagement or are a frequent […]



How to Read an SDHC Memory Card

High-capacity SD cards offer more memory than standard SD cards, storing up to 32GB of data. But these cards are not compatible with all devices that read SD cards. Reading an SDHC card from a compliant device or compatible card reader takes little more than inserting the card. But certain procedures may allow other devices […]



How to Use the Nook E-Reader

When you have an e-reader in hand, you can quite literally carry around an entire library’s worth of information. The Nook e-reader, produced by Barnes & Noble, provides you with access to the many e-books available for sale in the Barnes & Noble online store. When you initially power up your Nook, ensure that you […]



How to Read Tire Sizes

[IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/photography.prod.demandstudios.com/c9e60c38-893b-40bd-a13a-e526bfefde1b.jpg [/IMG] All tires have a size stamp on the sidewall. (Image: Falken Tire) A tire’s dimensions can be determined by reading the markings on the sidewall. An example tire size is 245/45R18, which tells us the width, sidewall height, internal construction and matching wheel diameter. Let’s take a closer look at the size […]



How to Read Chords on Sheet Music

Chords are combinations of three or more notes from a scale that form the harmony of a song when played together. Chords are often used by piano players and guitarists to accompany singers or instruments playing a melody line. A lot of sheet music comes in piano/vocal editions, which includes the lyrics of a song, […]



How to Read a Wedding Scripture

If a couple has asked you read scripture in their wedding ceremony, consider yourself honored. It means they want to show their wedding guests that you hold a special place in their hearts. If you have never read scripture at a wedding or do not know how to read a wedding scripture, there are a […]



What Is a Normal Pulse Oximetry Reading?

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that indirectly measures levels of hypoxia. The device senses levels of oxygen saturation in arterial blood using spectral analysis, along with pulse rate. Generally, oximeters are accurate in measuring oxygen saturation between 70 and 100 percent. Significance A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures levels of […]



How to Read Data Packets

Reading ethernet packets on a network is an advanced technique that allows administrators to analyze traffic. If hacker attempts are made, the administrator can read the packets and determine the source. It’s also a way for programmers to write network applications. The ethernet data packet has four parts to understand its source and destination. Evaluate […]