Theoretically, a 12in x 12in tile is 1 sq ft. The area of a 10ft x 13ft room= 130 sq ft. So it would take 130 tiles to do the room. Practically, you have to cut some tiles, some will crack and you may want to break up the pattern of a tile containing wavy … Read more
Usually a 110 volt plug indicates the radio is designed to run on North American 117 volt/ 60 Hz AC. A 240 volt plug indicates the radio is designed to run on 240 volt / 50 Hz European AC. You must convert the 110v to 240v with a transformer and live with the hum or … Read more
Yes. The plaster has to be damp to wet and in a place where air does not circulate. Mold will grow even faster if the damp plaster is in a semi-lit area. There is no real way to kill the mold once the plaster is completely saturated with water. It must be replaced. Otherwise, a … Read more
Watts refer to a Power Rating and is usually measured at a constant source of Voltage and Current (Power= Current X Voltage or P=IE). Transformers are an AC device where the current and voltages change from 0 to maximum and back again. When Watts are shown for an AC source it usually refers to the … Read more
The really old big light bulbs or the small bulbs were designed to work on 117V AC and won't light on 6V DC. These were the ones connected in parallel keeping the string light when just one bulb burned out. The old mini lights use to light on 1.5 volts and were connected in series. … Read more
The color combination for a straight through cable reading from left to right is: Orange-White, Orange, Blue-White, Blue, Green-White, Green, Brown-White, Brown. To make a cross-over cable, swap the Blue-White, Blue combination with the Green-White, Green combination on one end of the cable.
There are two reasons why the electrical outlets won't work. They are not connected to a circuit breaker so they are disconnected from any circuit (unlikely but should not be ruled out) OR they are connected to a GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) outlet that has tripped. These outlets are usually installed in wet places such … Read more
Right click anywhere on the desktop. Click on Personalize at the bottom of the pop-up menu if you are in Windows Vista otherwise click on Properties. Click on Display Settings in the Control Panel Pop-up menu if you are in Windows Vista otherwise click on the Settings tab. Click on Monitor and change the RESOLUTION … Read more
Yes they are, any other degree and the lines are considered to be intersecting. Perpendicular lines are special intersecting lines that are exactly 90 degrees apart.
SQUARE feet is the measurement of an AREA of an object. In Rectangular measurements, the area is measured by its Length X Width. So your rectangle can be anything measuring 100 ft long by 1 ft wide to 10 ft long by 10 ft wide.
If the printer uses USB, like most printers do today, just plug the USB cable from the printer to a USB port on the laptop. Windows Vista and XP will recognize a new hardware and install the proper USB driver. Windows will then notify you that the device is installed. You can go to the … Read more
BING is the new search engine for Microsoft's Internet Explorer. You will see it on IE7 and IE8. You can still type in GOOGLE.COM in the Address window and use Google Search but I think BING is a better engine. Like all other Microsoft products that uses Microsoft (such as Windows Vista), you cannot get … Read more
Car radios use to take a lot of current to run. Today, you can get by easily with just a power supply that will put out 2 to 3 amps of current at 12 volts. It does not have to be elaborate and can be made from a 3 amp, 12 volt transformer, a rectifier … Read more
Placing a picture as a desktop background is simple. Simply display the picture, whether it is on CD, DVD, Flash drive, or Web picture, Right click on the picture and select Set as background. If you want to move the pictures from the CD to the hard drive, that is easy also. The fastest way … Read more
Keyboards made in the 70's to early 90's use to be made of plastic keys that had springs under them. The spring would hit a metal part of a printed circuit board that would send a signal to the computer's motherboard. The signal would be transformed into an ASCII code and resubmitted to temporary memory … Read more
The white wire of a light switch is connected to all white wires. One side of the black wire is connected to one side of the switch and to all black wires. The other side of the switch is connected to a black wire that goes to the light. The other side of the light … Read more
That is a real good question for an Unemployment Counselor. Call the 800 unemployment number for your state and ask to speak to a representative. Have all of your information together and explain the reason for being released. You may end up having to speak to a … Read more
6.5%=0.065 so the fractional equivalent is 65/1000. Now you must find the least common denominator. If you divide the numerator and denominator by 5, you get 13/200, the answer.
The short answer is Computer Hardware is all the physical stuff (hardware) that is both inside the computer and outside attached as peripheral equipment. Computer Software makes up all the programs (software), utilities, operating systems and drivers that run on a computer. In short, if it is … Read more