## Converting to Joules

$\Delta U=q+w$

Sonia Perez 1G
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### Converting to Joules

When converting to J do we use an ideal gas constant or the conversion 1L atm= 101.325 J?

Roshni Kumar 1E
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### Re: Converting to Joules

I believe that it varies on the problem. Depending on what is given in the problem, it should tell you wether to use the gas constant or the other conversion.

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