Answers to questions in a textbook are often found in the chapter review portion of the textbook. That being said, very detail-oriented questions or questions with multiple parts may not be found in the chapter review, as it is merely a summary of the chapter's contents.
Answers for textbook chapters are usually available in an answer key provided by the textbook's publisher, which can be in a book and/or online format. If it is in book format, the answer key is either within the textbook itself (usually at the end) or published as an accompanying volume.
Question.com utilizes a large public forum to answer questions, so it altogether depends on the type of question asked and the education of the user who answers. As with any open forum, user-generated content, there are risks of getting unreliable information.
Organizations such as Wellmark provide a toll-free phone line that connects callers to a nurse around the clock. Johns Hopkins Medicine is just one organization that offers live chat with a nurse at any time of the day or night. This saves people from driving to an emergency room unnecessarily.
Ask.com uses shortcuts and several different types of searches, such as for images and local answers, to respond to the questions of those who use it. The questions can be in everyday English, rather than highly complicated or specific terms.
Lists of notable question and answer websites are posted on RefSeek.com, FreeMake.com and GuidingTech.com. Popular question and answer websites include Answers.com, Quora.com, Ask.com and LinkedIn Answers on LinkedIn.com.
Some good question-answering websites are Question.com, Education.com and All Experts. On each of these websites, the user types a question into the search bar and receives an answer in several different formats.
Websites that answer questions for free include WyzAnt, AllExperts and JustAnswer. The first two websites allow users to ask questions about topics such as pets, games, music and sports, among others, while JustAnswer connects users to doctors, attorneys, mechanics and other experts to have question
Quora and Fixya are two popular question-and-answer sites. Quora allows users to submit questions and registered moderators verify, answer and discuss answers to the questions. Fixya is a similar site, but focused on consumer products.
Typical topics for basic accounting questions include the items on a balance sheet and common abbreviations. Additional basic accounting questions may ask about accounting software, such as CGram Software, Financial Force and Microsoft Accounting Professional.