# A circuit with a resistance of #6 Omega# has a fuse that melts at #8 A#. Can a voltage of #42 V# be applied to the circuit without blowing the fuse?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 14, 2016

The current flowing in a circuit can be calculated using Ohm's Law:

#### Explanation:

Ohm's Law relates the current,

It is usually stated and remembered as

Rearranging,

Since the fuse will blow (melt) if the current in the circuit is