# Select a specialized process that you understand well and that has several distinct steps. Using the process description discussed of how a water maker makes hot water, write a one page description...

Select a specialized process that you understand well and that has several distinct steps. Using the process description discussed of how a water maker makes hot water, write a one page description of this process.

Noelle Thompson | High School Teacher | eNotes Employee

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I am happy to attempt to answer your question; however, keep in mind that without seeing the description you indicate ("the process description discussed of how a water maker makes hot water"), I have no way to know whether you are looking for a simple order of operations or a list true to the scientific method of "procedure."  I will give you a general description; therefore, you can tweak it to the description your teacher and/or professor wants.  The procedure I am going to describe has several steps.  In this process I will describe how to make a pot of coffee in a standard coffee maker.

First, open the water reservoir.  This is where the water that will later become coffee is held.  Remove the glass carafe from the warming plate on the coffeemaker and fill the carafe with the desired amount of water you want to make into coffee.  Pour the water from the carafe into the water reservoir. Replace the carafe onto the plate of the coffee maker.

Next, place a coffee filter in the basket which will contain the coffee grounds.  Make sure the coffee filter is the correct size and shape for the coffeemaker's basket.

Then open a can of coffee.  Read on the can of coffee how many tablespoons of coffee it takes to make one cup of coffee.  Multiply the amount of tablespoons of coffee by the amount of cups of water you placed in the reservoir.  Put that number of tablespoons of coffee grounds in the filter.  Close both the water reservoir and the coffee filter basket.

Finally, turn the switch on the bottom of the coffee maker from off to on, and a green light should appear.  The water will be warmed, pulled into the coffee filter basket, filtered through the coffee grounds, and poured into the empty carafe which rests on the metal plate of the coffee maker, keeping the coffee warm for a set amount of time.

Enjoy a hot, steaming cup of homemade coffee without the need to tip the barista.

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