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How to Read a Humminbird Fish Finder

Humminbird fish finders are a popular type of fish finder and help fishermen and other recreational boaters determine what is in the water beneath them. These fish finders show the bottom of the lake, river, or reservoir, as well as fish, debris, and other items that are in the water. In addition, Humminbirds give information […]



How to Read Spanish Tarot Cards

A form of divination in antiquity, tarot cards provide you with an amusing way to foretell the future, or at the least impress friends and guests. Spanish tarot cards do not differ from standard tarot cards except for the fact that they are in Spanish. This makes reading them difficult only due to the language […]



How to Read a Yamaha VIN Number

The vehicle identification number, also referred to as the VIN, is a sequence of numbers and letters that can be broken down and read provided you have an understanding of what each letter or numerical figure means. It’s useful to know how to read your Yamaha VIN number, whether for replacement parts or simply for […]



How to Read Measurements on an mL Syringe

Most syringes used for injections or to precisely measure oral medication are calibrated in milliliters (mL), also known as cc (cubic centimeters) as this is the standard unit for medication. The most frequently used syringe is the 3 mL syringe, but syringes as small as 0.5 mL and as large as 50 mL are also […]



How to Read Baseball Signals

Some baseball signs are obvious, such as an umpire’s safe and out signs or the third base coach’s arms waving wildly in a circle telling the base runner to make a run for home plate. Other signs are not as clear. Paul Dickson, author of "The Hidden Language of Baseball," estimates that in any given […]



How to Read an XML From a Web Service

You can write a web service that will read XML data. In fact, XML is the native format for web services in ASP.NET, which is what gives applications on other frameworks (e.g., Java, PHP and so forth) the ability to communicate with each other. The System.XML classes in ASP.NET make it simple to instantiate a […]



How to Read an XLA File

A file with the file extension XLA is a Microsoft Excel add-in file. XLA files are normally invisible to the user, except for the added functionality provided by the files. However, you can read an XLA file from within the Excel application, and can also convert an Excel workbook into an XLA add-in file, then […]



How to Read Bond Quotes

Because corporate and municipal bonds tend to trade less frequently than current United States Treasury issues, investors should proceed with caution when reading bond quotes. In addition, because bonds tend to trade in institutional amounts of $500,000 or more, quoted prices for smaller individual amounts may be very different. Much of a bond’s value comes […]



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 […]



How to Read Laboratory Blood Results

CBC. BMP. These are names of common blood tests your doctor may order. In fact, two of the most common blood tests are a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Tests like these reflect your general health and give doctors a place […]



How to Take an Infant’s Blood Pressure Reading

If your child was born premature, had a stay in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit or has had RSV or any other illness that can affect his blood pressure level, you may be asked to measure your baby’s blood pressure. Taking a baby’s blood pressure can be hard because babies squirm and the process is […]



My Computer Won’t Read My SD Card

Secure Digital (SD) memory cards are small devices that make it convenient to store information. However, much like other memory devices, they can malfunction, causing them to be unreadable on the computer. This occurs when the files become corrupted due to viruses or the SD card has been incorrectly removed from a device. Fortunately, you […]



How to Read a MRI

MRI stand for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MRIs offer an excellent look at the anatomy and tissues inside a person’s body, with a level of detail that is far better than other methods such as X-rays or ultrasound. One advantage of an MRI is that it is able to take many images from different areas, as […]



How to Summarize a Science Article

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How to Improve a Score on the Critical Reading of the SAT

The critical reading section of the SAT makes up a third of every student’s total SAT score. The section includes 67 multiple-choice questions about vocabulary, literary comprehension and extended reasoning. Although improving an undesirable score on the critical reading section can be challenging, it is possible with the help of a few important strategies. Understand […]



How to Effectively Take Notes While Reading

One of the best ways to retain information after reading it is to take notes on the subject matter while you’re learning it. When a person reads, he may not remember what he just read after he’s finished. If the person reads the information and also writes down notes at the same time, he’s taking […]