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What is a display’s contrast ratio?

A) The number of times a screen is redrawn

B) The resolution that exactly matches the number of pixels on an LCD

C) The difference between black and white

D) The brightness of a display

E) Pixel width x pixel height

F) Is this math? I’m not good at math

The answer: C) The difference between black and white

The contrast ratio is the measurement between completely black and completely white on a display. A wider range is a better measurement of the overall color capabilities of a display.

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