readings for beginners


How to Read Windows DVD on Mac

If you burn a DVD on a Windows-based computer, you can still take that disc over to a Mac computer and read it there. As certain types of files cannot be used by the Mac operating system you may not be able to use all of the files contained on the disc, but you can […]



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 a Ford Truck Axle Tag

Ford truck axles are identified by a small tag attached to the differential casing on the rear axle in most cases. The only axles that are marked differently are ones made by Dana. The same markings are used but they are placed on the casing and the long shaft of the axle rather then the […]



What Can Affect a Pulse Oximeter Reading?

[IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/cme_public_images/www_ehow_com/i.ehow.com/images/a04/ua/b3/can-affect-pulse-oximeter-reading_-800×800.jpg [/IMG] www.daviddarling.info/images/pulse_oximeter.jpg The Device The pulse oximeter measures the oxygen saturation in the patient’s blood instead of directly through a blood sample and differences of blood volume in the skin. The process creates a photoplethysmograph (PPG) that gives a volumetric measurement of an organ optically. A medical monitor shows the patient’s oxygenation and/or […]



How to Read NTFS Disks

NTFS is the most popular file format for hard drives connected to PCs running Windows. Mac computers can also read NTFS disks, although they cannot write data on them. If an NTFS hard drive is connected to your computer but you cannot read it, you can manually mount the drive onto your system. PC Instructions […]



How to Read IR Spectrums

An infrared (IR) spectrum shows what functional groups are present in an organic molecule. In IR spectroscopy, a molecule is irradiated with electromagnetic radiation. The molecule absorbs energy if the frequency of the radiation matches the frequency of the vibrations of bonds within the molecule. Each bond type absorbs energy of a specific frequency. Therefore, […]



How to Read Military Maps

Military maps are used during land navigation exercises and daily military operations. The purpose of a military map is to allow a service member to find his way from one point to another using grid coordinates, terrain features and topographic symbols. Military maps are measured in meters. Although the military has largely converted to the […]



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, […]



Eye Tests for Reading Glasses

Optometrists and ophthalmologists check your near vision with several basic eye tests. The exam for reading glasses only takes about a half hour to an hour. If you need a near correction, when the testing is complete you will have a written prescription for eyeglasses that will help you better see small print and fine […]



How to Speed-Read

Since so much of what we do involves reading, it’s natural to want to read as quickly and efficiently as possible. By practicing a few simple techniques, you can actually do a rather speedy job of learning to speed-read. Assess Your Current Reading Skills Choose two consecutive pages of material that is new but similar […]