list of good books to read for adults


How to Read a TXF File

TXF files contain tax data. The format is standard with tax and accounting software. When you have a TXF file, you can easily open it in TurboTax, Microsoft Money, H & R Block At Home and Mint.com software. This is handy when a tax preparer creates a file with your tax information that you would […]



How to Read the Oil Dipstick in a Honda Accord

Checking your oil on a regular basis keeps your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. A low supply of oil can ruin an engine and having too much oil is detrimental as well. Many experts recommend that you check your oil levels each time you fuel up the car. The Honda Accord uses marks on its […]



How to Concentrate on Studying

How to Concentrate on Studying. Good study habits are what separate the good students from the mediocre. It’s natural to not want to study; especially when there are video games to play, friends to gossip with and TiVo to watch. After a good study session, you will enjoy all those activities even more. Besides, developing […]



How to Read & Write Text Files With Visual Basic 6.0

Visual Basic 6.0 provides a straightforward way to open text files and read their contents into a text box on the screen, as well as write new text to a file. Only eleven lines of code are required for the first step, and ten will suffice for the second operation. The process uses the Input […]



How to Read a Steel Ruler

The accuracy and durability of steel rulers make them the ideal measuring tool for making crafts, drafting and performing household tasks. They provide more reliable measurements on small projects than tape measures or wooden rulers. Steel rulers are available in either U.S. customary units (inches) or metric units, or both. They come in a range […]



How to Read a Caliper in Inches

Calipers are measuring tools that are designed for extremely accurate and precise measurements. They are used for metal working, medicine, woodworking, making guns and other fields in which incredibly accurate measurements are necessary. Calipers are specially designed to measure things using two different tools, the main caliper and the vernier scale, which measures very small […]



How to Read Microbiology Lab Test Results

The microbiology laboratory performs a series of moderate and complex tests on samples to determine if they contain bacteria, what kind of bacteria those are, whether or not they are capable of causing disease and, finally, what antibiotics work best against those bacteria. The reports sent out by the lab contain all the information a […]



How to Read a Lensometer

A lensometer is an optometric device used to determine, or read, the prescription in an optical lens. The lensometer reads spherical power, cylindrical power, axis, and pupillary distance, and can also determine prism in a lens. The measurement images inside the lensometer are called mires, and are adjusted to determine prescription. The Eyepiece Adjust the […]



How to Read a Propane Gas Meter

Gas meters measure the flow and usage of either propane or natural gas. These meters use different measurement systems, but the most common types of meters used for propane gas are the rotary meters containing several dials and multiple pointer clock hands, or the digital readout meters. The digital meters are the easiest to read […]



How to Read a Digital Multimeter Ohm Scale

A digital multimeter can be used to measure voltage, amperage and resistance. Resistance values are measured in ohms, thousands-of-ohms, and millions-of-ohms. The reading on a multimeter display will depend upon which measurement type is selected on the multimeter’s selection dial. Using a few simple steps will give you an understandable reading on the meter’s digital […]



How to Read Handbell Notation

Playing in a handbell choir can be a rewarding way for a beginning musician to get involved in a group. Though it requires some music reading ability, you do not need to be an advanced music reader to play. Typically, a handbell player is responsible for two to four notes on a staff of music. […]



How to Read Football Formations

Football isn’t a game that just involves tackling your opponents or running into the end zone for that important touchdown. Football is a game that involves a surprising amount of subterfuge and strategy. It is very difficult to have a player work his way through a line of defenders without first blocking them or tricking […]



What Is Oral Language Development in Reading?

Children¡¯s oral language skills are the foundation for reading comprehension. Development of language skills before formal reading instruction begins can be a significant factor in reading success. Rich Oral Language Enhances Reading Success Oral language is the ability that provides children with pathways to thought. Without structured oral language, thinking and reading can be difficult. […]