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Isothermal Carnot Cycle

During the isothermal heat addition process of a Carnot cycle, 900 kJ of heat is added to the working fluid from a source at 400 degrees Celcius. Determine (a) the entropy change of the working fluid (b) the entropy change of the source and (c) the total entropy change for the process.

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