What kind of printer is this?

What kind of printer is good for multiple copies and has a low cost per page, but is a bit noisy and has relatively poor graphics quality when compared to other printer types?

A) Laser printer

B) Inkjet printer

C) Dot-matrix printer

D) Thermal printer

The answer: C) Dot-matrix printer

A dot-matrix printer has become a good utility printer for forms and other low-end printing jobs, and it’s used often in environments where many copies of a form are printed quickly.

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