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I am trying to install a new light fixture in my bathroom.

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When removing the old light...
I am trying to install a new light fixture in my bathroom. When removing the old light fixture I first noticed the first wire I removed was white and attached to a white wire. I didn't pay attention to the other wires figuring they would match the new fixture wires. But when I went to connect them I found 2 white wires, one of them was twisted together with a red wire coming from the box. So now I'm confused. Did I actually see the white wire from the fixture connected to the white/red combo wire or the single white wire. Does the black wire on my new fixture get connected to the white/red combo wire? That's my guess but I don't want to mess up and start a fire or something.
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Is there a black wire in the box? Is there a single white wire? Thanks

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