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Calculating the work done using the amount of heat absorbed and the change in internal energy.

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Find the work done, w, when a system absorbs 104 J of heat and its internal energy decreases by 55 J.

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To solve this problem you need the equation: Delta U=w+q or delta U= q-w depending ...

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The expert calculates the work done using the amount of heat absorbed in the system. The internal energy decreases are given.

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