Problem: A chemical system produces 155 kJ of heat and does 23 kJ of work. What is ΔE for the surroundings?

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produce heat  - 155 kJ

does work  -23 kJ


Esys = (-155 kJ) + (-23 kJ)= -138 kJ


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A chemical system produces 155 kJ of heat and does 23 kJ of work. What is ΔE for the surroundings?

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