Branches of Computers
Recent Computer Questions
Subjects Art Business Computers English Foreign Languages Health Home Economics Mathematics Music Physical Education Science Social Studies Features Contribute Experts Forum Job Openings Homework Tips Libraries.Jiskha Link to Us Reference Parents & Teachers School Supplies ...
Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 8:54am
why does a computer need a floopy drive as well as a hard drive It doesn't . None of my computers have floppy drives. Floppy drives were used in ancient times to have portable data input/export. These days we use CD/DVD drives and flash drives for portable data devices. =)
Friday, January 26, 2007 at 3:19am
description for Jiskha.com
A few of you have noted that Google's description of jiskha.com is ineffective on the search results. It currently reads: ----- Articles, games, humor and puzzles for many school areas including art, computers, English, foreign languages, health, home economics, ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 2:59pm
I don't understand possibilities curves at all. I have to convert a table into a curve using labels A-F. I have no clue how to figure it out. Help would be greatly appreciated! The x-axis and the y-axis should be Good A and Good B (they should give this to you), and plot ...
Monday, January 22, 2007 at 8:46pm
What is a PC? "PC" can stand for several things. In our society right now, the most common references are these: Politically correct Personal computer I'm sure there are plenty of others!! =) One thing it stands for is personal computer. But I'm sure there ...
Friday, January 19, 2007 at 3:48pm
third grade math
how do you check addition problems by adding up? Let's use this addition problem as an example. 21 35 ___ First you add 1 + 5. To check your work, add up, 5 + 1. If you have a column of numbers and you go down each column to add them together, that's normal, right? 36 ...
Sunday, January 7, 2007 at 10:14am
for David, French
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. I have been unable to read your question because of "error, Gateway timed out" BUT since I know you are requesting a translation site to do long sentences correctly, let me post what I wrote yesterday for the same ...
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at 9:43pm
6. Show the effect of each of the following events on the market for labor in the computer manufacturing industry. Use graphs. a. Congress buys personal computers for all American college students. Wouldn't the demand curve shift to the right while the supply curve stays ...
Monday, December 4, 2006 at 4:25pm
Can anyone help me solve this : Assume that you have a disc-system with 300 256-byte sectors pr. track and assume that the disc rotates with 800 rpm. How long time does it take to read a sector? The answer should be in microseconds. Search time isnt needed. Solved it myself. ...
Friday, November 24, 2006 at 11:15am
Are hackers ethically wrong? What should we do about hackers? I think we should protect ourselves from hackers. What do you think? your suggestions? Yes. Hackers are ethically wrong. They are intruding into and disrupting a private space. Just as we lock our doors, we should ...
Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 12:51pm
how do I tell the main difference between simm and dimm in electronic and physical? Also I don't know the question of "explain an upgrade to a Compaq R4000 computer to the maximum amount of memory. It currently contains two 512M modules."
Monday, November 13, 2006 at 3:28pm
what unit of measurement is used for font size? what is the difference between 'serif' font and 'sans serif' font? Name 6 different serif fonts and 6 different sans serif fonts. Make a list of different ways you can find to emphasise a text. http://psychology....
Friday, October 27, 2006 at 8:26am
Windows XP Security-NEED ASAP
12. You are called by a department manager who wants one of his employees to have access to a specific document in the managers home directory. The department manager wants to retain the file in his own home directory, rather than move it to a share. You successfully ...
Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 3:22pm
The logistic growth model p(t)=0.90/1+3.5e^-0.339t relates the proportion of new personal computers sold @ Best Buy that have Intel's latest coprecessor t months after it has been introduced. a) what proportion of new personal computers sold @ Best Buy will have Intel'...
Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 12:21pm
Which sentence is correctly punctuated. 1. The cost, and size of computers are decreasing, almost as rapidly as processing power is increasing. 2. Database management systems were originally large, unwieldly, and ready to use. 3. A factory closing means the community loses ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 8:36am
please describle and compare the three basic ways in which software designers enable users to enter commands into computers I use my mouse, I use a light pen, I use my keyboard, and I can use my microphone.
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 8:00pm
Please let me know if I'm on the right track. Probability of Computer Failures. A PC World survey of 4000 personal computer owners showed that 992 of them broke down during the first two years. (The computers broke down, not the owners.) In choosing among several computer ...
Sunday, October 8, 2006 at 3:09pm
the def of the shift key? "The shift key is a modifier key on a keyboard, used to type capital letters and other alternate "upper" characters." From wikipedia =) Depending on what applications you are using, the shift key can modify other commands. for ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 11:34pm
Windows XP help.
I have a few questions on my assignment over Windows XP could you please check them? Thanxs! Short Answer 17. Danni, an employee of a small medical group, manages a network of 30 PCs running Windows XP Professional on NTFS volumes. Eight of the PCs, located in three different ...
Monday, September 25, 2006 at 1:19pm
What learning resources are avavilable over the Internet? http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&as_qdr=all&q=+%22learning+resources+available+on+the+Internet%22
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 9:43pm
What sources can users learn more about computers? Since you have a computer and access to the internet, you should use search engines to narrow your quest for information.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 9:30pm
What ways do software designers enable users to enter commands into computers? Sound (particular words), keys, numbers, text written into cells, light pens, and keywords (such as sin or tangent). There really is no limit to the ways it can be done. I just thought of others.......
Sunday, September 17, 2006 at 8:03pm
How does Significant Figures work? If i had a number: 1,007,000 is that with 4 sig figs or 7 sig figs? I checked 5 different resources and gotten conflicting answers. Help! The answer will depend on what's being measured and how it's being measured. If that number were...
Thursday, September 14, 2006 at 9:32pm
what is the difference between motherboard speed and the processor speed for computers such as the 80386DX Your use of the term "motherboard" speed is outdated. I assume you mean motherboard bus speed. Processor speed can be higher than that, and normally, it is a ...
Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 2:21am
computers please help
Hi i'm taking a intro to technology class and we have this assignment where we take different types of computers and find information. but i'm stuck. i need to find the speed of the motherboard for all of them. here's a list of them i have find for: 80386Dx, ...
Wednesday, September 6, 2006 at 8:37pm
what is the difference between technological obsolescence and functional obsolescence? This article has an excellent explanation of the similarities and differences. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsolescence
Monday, August 28, 2006 at 12:25pm
could u tell me of several computer applications(familiar with) that wheather are primary effective or efficient. exp. doing homework by computer, company web sites,store scanner etc.-effective or efficient WhY? After browsing the 2 links at the bottom, try to find any aspect ...
Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 12:26am
The 3 ways in which software designers enable to enter commands into computers. Describe and compare. The three I can think of are the keyboard, the number pad, and the mouse. Your teacher, however, may think of the keyboard and number pad as the same thing. Describing and ...
Saturday, July 1, 2006 at 11:15pm
electricity and electronics
a transformer has a primany voltage of 115 v and secondary voltage of 24 v if the number of tures in the primany is 345 how many turns are in the secondary The voltage ratio Vsecondary/Vprimary = 24/115 = 0.209 This equals the turns ratio Nsecondary/Nprimary = Nsecondary/345...
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 3:19pm
How much was the first computer? Cost of the first computer? You have to be more specific. The first digital computer? The first electric analog computer? The first "personal" computer (PET)? The first mechanical analog computer? The earliest computers were room-...
Thursday, June 16, 2005 at 11:36am