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Heat Engine, Net Work, Waste Heat

An inventor claims to have developed a heat engine that receives 750 kJ of heat from a source at 400K and produces 250 kJ of net work while rejecting the waste heat to a sink at 300K. Is this a reasonable claim? Why?

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The solution considers the claim of an inventor and his newly invented heat engine.

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