1)   Overview

The I pad has two buttons.   The first is a black on off switch and the second is a “Home” button.  It also has two connectors.   one is a small round connector for Headphones.    The second is for charging as well as syncing with a laptop or desk computer.   

The Ipad has 3 pages.    A keyboard page,   A main Page.   A applications page.  
You switch from one to the other of these by sliding your finger horizontally from left to right or from right to left.