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Is a double 20 amp breaker 40 amps?

There are two standard types of single and double fuel circuit breakers. Monofuel circuit breakers are classified for 120 volts and 15 or 20 amps. Dual fuel circuit breakers, on the other hand, are generally classified for 20 to 60 amps and offer 240 volts of power for large devices, such as electric and interval dryers.

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