# A circuit with a resistance of #8 Omega# has a fuse with a capacity of #3 A#. Can a voltage of #36 V# be applied to the circuit without blowing the fuse?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 12, 2016

#### Answer:

No. The fuse will blow.

#### Explanation:

According to Ohm's Law, the total current flowing in a closed circuit is directly proportional to the total potential difference applied across the circuit.

So in this case,

Therefore the