# Problem: A system absorbs 192 kJ of heat and the surroundings do 120 kJ of work on the system. What is the change in internal energy of the system?

###### FREE Expert Solution

$\overline{){\mathbf{∆}}{\mathbf{E}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{q}}{\mathbf{+}}{\mathbf{w}}}$

where w is work

$\overline{){\mathbf{w}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{∆}}{\mathbf{V}}}$

###### Problem Details

A system absorbs 192 kJ of heat and the surroundings do 120 kJ of work on the system. What is the change in internal energy of the system?