Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 18 - Think and Discuss: 86

Answer

Energy is conserved (it has neither been created nor destroyed) so this transfer would not violate the first law. However, the hypothetical transfer would not happen, because it would violate the second law. Heat would not spontaneously flow from the cool lake to the hot teacup.
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