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1. Do the following:
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a. Describe how a properly working plumbing system protects our family's health and safety.
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b. List five important local health regulations related to plumbing and tell how they protect health and safety.
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c. Describe the safety precautions you must take when making home plumbing repairs.
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2. Do the following:
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a. Make a drawing and explain how a home hot- and cold- water supply system works. Tell how you would make it safe from freezing.
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b. Make a drawing and explain the drainage system of the plumbing in a house. Show and explain the use of drains and vents.
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3. Show how to use five important plumber's tools.
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4. Identify and describe the use of each of the following: washer, retaining nut, plunger (rubber force cup), solder, flux, elbow, tee, nipple, coupling, plug, union, trap, drainpipe, and water meter.
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5. Name the kinds of pipe that are used most often in a plumbing system. Explain why these pipes are used.
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6. Cut, thread, and connect two pieces of steel pipe.
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7. Under the supervision of a knowledgeable adult, solder three copper tube connections using a gas torch. Include one tee, two straight pieces, and one coupling.
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8. Do the following:
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a. Replace a washer in a faucet.
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b. Clean out a sink or lavatory trap.
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