Problem: A system undergoes a process consisting of the following two steps: Step 1: The system absorbs 72 J of heat while 35 J of work is done on it. Step 2: The system absorbs 35 J of heat while performing 72 J of work.Calculate ΔE for the overall process.

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A system undergoes a process consisting of the following two steps: 

Step 1: The system absorbs 72 J of heat while 35 J of work is done on it. 

Step 2: The system absorbs 35 J of heat while performing 72 J of work.

Calculate ΔE for the overall process.

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