Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 15 - The Laws of Thermodynamics - Questions: 1

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The process is isothermal. This means that the internal energy of the gas doesn’t change. We use the first law of thermodynamics, with no change of internal energy. $$\Delta U = Q-W=0$$ The heat added to the gas equals the work done by the gas. 3700 J of heat was added to the gas.

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