Problem: When fuel is burned in a cylinder equipped with a piston, the volume expands from 0.255 L to 1.360 L against an external pressure of 1.02 atm. In addition, 851 J is emitted as heat. What is ΔE for the burning of the fuel?

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E=q+w

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When fuel is burned in a cylinder equipped with a piston, the volume expands from 0.255 L to 1.360 L against an external pressure of 1.02 atm. In addition, 851 J is emitted as heat. What is ΔE for the burning of the fuel?

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