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Connect the white and black wires back on to where the other black and white wires connected. There should also be a green pigtail coming out of the fixture which will be the ground. If it has a chain, then the wire running through the chain will be the ground wire.

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Q: How do you connect the new fixture with one black and white cable if the old fixture has 3 bulbs with individual black white and ground wires?
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