How do you wire a double pole switch?

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A double pole switch is an electrical switch that has two different sets of contacts which are controlled by the same knob. Switches are electrical completes for breaking the current flowing through a circuit. Poles refer to the circuit being operated by a switch and thus a double pole switch operates two circuits
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