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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 Music Notes for Snare Drum

A snare drum is one that’s usually small in size. It’s often used in a marching band for a drummer to carry at his side. It’s called a snare drum because it has snares that line the lower head, and they reverberate for sound effect. Reading musical notes is something that one should ideally understand […]



How Do I Read My Eye Exam Results?

It’s easy to be confused after an eye exam when your doctor hands you a prescription. It might contain words with which you are unfamiliar, or abbreviations and numbers that don’t make sense to you. The results listed on this prescription are nothing to worry about—your eye doctor is simply leaving detailed instructions about your […]



How to Read the Pressure on a Car Air Conditioner

A car air conditioner is a complicated component system of your vehicle. Although it does not affect the overall operation of a car, the air conditioning unit plays an important role in the level of comfort you experience while driving in extremely warm temperatures. The air conditioner does impact and communicate with other systems in […]



How to Read Mortgage Rate Sheets

Mortgage rate sheets are confusing. There is not just a rate that can be quoted due to pricing adjustments, so get familiarized with where the rates are, and where the price adjustments are. Understand that rate sheets change daily, and sometimes more than once. Reading a lender rate sheet Get a current rate sheet from […]



How to Fix a Wii Disc Read Error

Your Wii can show disc read errors for various reasons. This may be down to a problem with the disc or the way you’re using it, or you may have a console fault. It can happen with a new game or, infuriatingly, with a game that’s worked just fine hundreds of times before. In either […]



How to Read Plumbing Blueprints

Blueprints provide a map for building a home. The symbols on the blueprints tell carpenters, plumbers and electricians all they need to know about the home’s design and building materials. Plumbing blueprints detail everything from the type and size of sinks to the location of gas lines, drains and vents. Plumbers may take extensive courses […]



How to Read a Mitutoyo Micrometer

Mitutoyo set out to create an affordable, more accurate micrometer, according to the company’s history. In the years since its foundation, the company met its original goals for the standard mechanical micrometer and has expanded its offerings to include a much larger variety of measurement instruments, including several types of micrometers. Regardless of the style […]



How Do Vending Machines Read Money?

If phones are smart then vending machines are brilliant. Vending machines have been reading money, making change and selecting the correct product since the late 19th century, dispensing soda, snacks and other sundries. Reading money Pre-digital vending machines used a magnetic head to read the ink on a dollar bill. They also identified coins by […]



My GE Refrigerator Thermistor Has a Bad Ohm Reading

GE refrigerators use thermistors to monitor temperature in order to keep refrigerator compartments at certain temperatures. A malfunctioning thermistor will prevent your GE refrigerator from cycling properly and can cost you money or ruin your food over time. The easiest way to test a thermistor is with an ohmmeter, which measures the electrical resistance of […]



How to Become a Blueprint Reader

Blueprints are the technical drawings created for the construction and manufacture of homes, structures and parts. Blueprints use highly specialized symbols and designations that tell builders, machinists, welders, engineers and others exactly what materials must be used and how items are put together. They help to coordinate the work of many kinds of workers to […]



Games to Learn to Read Music Notes

Music games help children learn to recognize music notes by seeming more like recreation than work, making the learning process easier and more enjoyable. Some music games for the computer have multiple difficulty settings, allowing students to progress to more advanced levels as they master their note-reading skills. However they’re structured, music games for youngsters […]



How to Read a CAPTCHA

A CAPTCHA, or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, is used by websites to prevent automated computer scripts from making frivolous communications. That way, only humans can access the website. In an effort to stay ahead of technology, CAPTCHAs have become more complex and frustrating. Here are some tips on […]



How to Read a Stopwatch

There are two main types of stopwatches, the traditional non-digital watch with a large hand that circles the clock in a clockwise motion and more modern digital clocks that typically show readout times up to one-hundredths of a second. Depending on which clock you use you’ll want to know how to read them. Reading a […]



How to Read an MRI on the Right Shoulder

Reading an MRI on the right shoulder can lead to a diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of injuries and afflictions. An MRI uses powerful magnets and radio waves to image the body in greater detail than X-rays. An image produced by an MRI contains high resolution information that can be viewed by anyone […]



Learn to Read Blueprints

Blueprints are easy to grasp once you’ve reviewed them. Once you have the basic experience needed to read blueprints, it’s fun to follow the schematics. Many people try to hit the books, read a website, or take a class to understand a blueprint, but you’ll get more out of these other materials if you first […]