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How to Open a UDF Reader Disc

CD-R or CD-RW discs which have been formatted using Universal Disk Format (UDF) will require the use of specific software to open and view the contents of the disc. UDF was used with the Easy CD Creator program from Roxio. If a copy of this program is no longer available, an alternative will be needed […]



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 a Radon Detector

Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas typically found in basements or areas of a home that are beneath the ground. Radon is also the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meters typically range in cost from $20 to […]



How to Read a Teleprompter

Standing in front of an inanimate object and reading a script sounds simple. Add to that creating a connection with a group of people you cannot see to the mix, and suddenly it becomes quite difficult. While television personalities often make it look easy, they spend endless hours practicing to perfect the art. Look Ahead […]



How to Read Basic Music Notes

A sheet of music may look like mysterious lines, dots and squiggles to the uninitiated. However, learning to read music is no different from learning to read another language. The notes themselves communicate pitch and rhythm, while other notations on the page give directions for expression and intensity. To learn to read music, begin with […]



How to Read a W-2

Employers are required to file a Form W-2 for each employee who earns more than $600 for services performed during the year. This government form reports the employee’s annual wages and any taxes withheld, and is used for annual tax filing purposes. The IRS requires that employers distribute a copy of Form W-2 to each […]



How to Read & Interpret a Multimeter

A multimeter is an electronic device for testing electrical circuits for proper performance. Multimeters are equipped with a settings control to test voltage, amp output and ohms, which is a measure of current resistance. Two probes wired to the multimeter attach to the positive and negative terminals on the circuit. The measurements display on a […]



How to Take an Amp Reading on an Electrical Motor

Electrical circuits can often develop problems. Parts of the wiring may have been broken, one of the components might have burned out or the power source itself is no longer viable. If this happens to an electrical item with moving parts, the first place to check is the electrical motor. This is the main component […]



Why are Phonics Important for Reading?

Definition When educators talk about phonics, they are referring to the explicit teaching of the relationships between phonemes (the sounds of language)and graphemes (the written representations of language) so that students can decode (sound out) words. Why Phonics? While it’s true that most of us do memorize whole words on occasion (such as names or […]



How to Read Sports Lines

In sports, the “line” on a game reflects an oddsmaker’s prediction not only of the outcome on the field, but also of the “action” on the game among bettors. Lines are set up in an attempt to get a roughly equal amount of money bet on both sides of each game, so that the sports […]



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. […]