Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

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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