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Which of these would be the most likely reason a laser printer would show an “Out of Memory” error?

A) The output was designed in color, but the laser printer prints only black and white

B) The output is a 125-page book report

C) The printer is low on toner and cannot complete the print job

D) The output is an architectural drawing of a house

E) The printer can’t remember where it left its toner cartridge

The answer: D) The output is an architectural drawing of a house

Because a laser printer must generate an entire page before printing, complex designs require more memory utilization. A page of text requires relatively little memory compared to the graphical output of a blueprint.

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