# Chapter 6 - Sections 6.1-6.10 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 42

$\Delta$$E$$=q+w$ $=196 kJ$$+$$117 kJ$$=313 kJ$

#### Work Step by Step

Use the first law of thermodynamics to calculate the change in internal energy. Since the system is absorbing heat, then q must be positive and since the surrounding is doing work on the system, w must also be positive.

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