entropy chnage

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Lauryn Jordan 1F
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entropy chnage

Postby Lauryn Jordan 1F » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:49 pm

in question 9.5 why is it -50 j.k? can someone explain where the negative came from

Sarah Sharma 2J
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Re: entropy chnage

Postby Sarah Sharma 2J » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:09 pm

Its negative because the reservoir that was at 800K in the transfer of heat is the reservoir that is losing heat, therefore it is negated in the process. The end results should come out to about
200J + -50J = 150J! Hope it helps!

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