## Internal Energy Equation

$\Delta U=q+w$

Kayla Farris 1E
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### Internal Energy Equation

Will we ever have to use the equation deltaU=3/2 nR deltaT, or is it simply used to prove that q=-w?

Ara Yazaryan 1E
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### Re: Internal Energy Equation

I believe we would use it to find the specific heat (C) of a monatomic gas, however it is also used to prove that equation.

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