To check the continuity of a fuse by an ohmic reading, the disconnecting means on the line side (ahead-of) of the fuse must be opened to ensure the circuit is _________________, and to open any _____________ paths — to the fuse — that may be present.
A) de-energized; parallel
B) de-energized; series
C) energized; parallel
D) energized; series
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