# a. Fill in the blank spaces. At least __________ 120-volt receptacle(s) must be installed in a bathroom within __________ in. of the basin, and it must be on the wall __________ to the basin. The receptacle generally must not be installed __________ on the countertop. The receptacle must be __________ protected. b. A separate (15) (20)-ampere branch circuit must supply the receptacle(s) in bathrooms and (shall) (shall not) serve other loads. If a separate 20-ampere branch circuit serves a single bathroom, then that circuit (is permitted) (is not permitted) to supply other loads in that bathroom. (Circle the correct answers.)

### EBK ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL

19th Edition
Simmons
Publisher: CENGAGE LEARNING - CONSIGNMENT
ISBN: 9781337516549

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### EBK ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL

19th Edition
Simmons
Publisher: CENGAGE LEARNING - CONSIGNMENT
ISBN: 9781337516549
Chapter 15, Problem 2R
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## a. Fill in the blank spaces. At least __________ 120-volt receptacle(s) must be installed in a bathroom within __________ in. of the basin, and it must be on the wall __________ to the basin. The receptacle generally must not be installed __________ on the countertop. The receptacle must be __________ protected. b. A separate (15) (20)-ampere branch circuit must supply the receptacle(s) in bathrooms and (shall) (shall not) serve other loads. If a separate 20-ampere branch circuit serves a single bathroom, then that circuit (is permitted) (is not permitted) to supply other loads in that bathroom. (Circle the correct answers.)

(a)

To determine

Fill the blank spaces with correct answers in the given statement regarding the receptacle.

### Explanation of Solution

Discussion:

Refer to article NEC 210.8(A)(1) that mentions dwelling units. The article states that the receptacles are installed in the bathroom for all 125-volt, single-phase, 15- and 20- ampere in the specific locations. The receptacle must also have ground-fault circuit-interrupter (GFCI) protection for personnel.

Refer to article NEC 210.52(D) that mentions bathrooms. The article states that at least one receptacle outlet must be mounted in the bathrooms within 900 mm (3 ft. or 36 in.) of each basin.

Refer to article NEC 406.5(G) that mentions receptacle orientation...

(b)

To determine

Choose the correct answer for the given statement to find the ampere branch circuit that permits to supply other loads in the bathrooms.

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