How does a single pole switch differ from a three way?

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A proper "3-way switch" would be capable of being switched to 3 different positions and could have one, two or more poles. Each pole could be either single- or double-throw. "How does a single pole switch differ from a three way? is a trick question
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1. Turn off the power for the circuit you are working on at the home's distribution panel. Confirm the power is off by touching a non-contact voltage detector to the wire's insulation
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Thank you for the diagram. The red and black are what we call travelers and depending on which way the switch is 1 of these has power. The white wire, is the common wire which either
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If they control separate lights, and room A is a 3 way. Then: At the location you want to eleminate, connect the common with either traveller, and cap the 3rd wire. Then go to the
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