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www.reference.com/article/computer-terms-dummies-12cc1140aa28a277

The "brain" of a computer is its central processing unit, generally called a CPU. The speed of processors is generally measured in gigahertz, but processors with higher speeds don't necessarily perform better than those with lower speeds.

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According to For Dummies, "French For Dummies" is a book and CD set from the For Dummies brand that teaches readers to speak, read and write the French language quickly and informally. A new expanded edition features audio clips, practice questions and a dictionary.

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A mortgage is a loan from a financial institution taken out for the purpose of buying a property. Each month, some of the mortgage payment goes to paying off the principal and some to interest.

www.reference.com/article/mechanics-dummies-book-9701642c9f0ab71a

The book "Mechanics of Materials for Dummies" by James H. Allen exists, and as of 2014 it is available on Amazon. The book is available in paperback as well as eBook format and has 384 pages.

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Dummy door handles are stationary handles that do not serve the ordinary function of unlatching the door. They are mounted as if they are operational handles but only require a push or pull to open or close the door.

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As of 2015, "iPhone for Dummies" is available through Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. Amazon.com offers both new and used copies to give customers two buying options. The latest editions tend to cost more on both websites.

www.reference.com/article/good-dummies-manuals-using-computer-7c1936444444bef3

Some good Dummies manuals for using a computer include "Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies," "Computers For Seniors For Dummies" and "Digital Literacy For Dummies," according to Dummies.com. The Dummies series offers dozens of manuals for both beginners and ad...