Steven Paul Jobs, popularly known as Steve Jobs, was born on February 24, 1955, to Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave their unnamed son up for adoption. His father, Abdulfattah Jandali, was a Syrian political science professor and his mother, Joanne Simpson, worked as a speech therapist. Shortly after Steve was placed for adoption, his biological parents married and had another child, Mona Simpson. It was not until Jobs was 27 that he was able to uncover information on his biological parents.
As an infant, Steve was adopted by Clara and Paul Jobs and named Steven Paul Jobs. Clara worked as an accountant and Paul was a Coast Guard veteran and machinist. The family lived in Mountain View within California's Silicon Valley. As a boy, Jobs and his father would work on electronics in the family garage. Paul would show his son how to take apart and reconstruct electronics, a hobby which instilled confidence, tenacity, and mechanical prowess in young Jobs.
After he enroled in high school, Jobs spent his free time at Hewlett-Packard. It was there that he befriended computer club teacher Steve Wozniak. Wozniak was a brilliant computer engineer, and the two developed great respect for one another.
In 1976, when Jobs was just 21, he and Wozniak started Apple Computers. The duo started in the Jobs family garage, and funded their entrepreneurial venture after Jobs sold his Volkswagen bus and Wozniak sold his beloved scientific calculator.
When did Jobs start to know about his biological parents?
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Berdasarkan kalimat “It was not until Jobs was 27 that he...” yang terdapat pada kalimat terakhir di paragraf pertama, dapat diketahui bahwa saat Jobs berusia 27 tahun, barulah ia mengetahui identitas orang tua kandungnya sehingga pilihan jawaban (In 1982) adalah yang paling tepat karena ia dilahirkan tahun 1955.
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