Problem: Is it possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir?A.) Yes, this transfer process will happen naturally.B.) Yes, if work is done, this transfer process can take place.C.) Yes, it is theoretically possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir, but this has not yet been accomplished experimentally.D.) No, it is not possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir.

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Refrigerators transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir. The process cannot occur naturally.

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Is it possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir?

A.) Yes, this transfer process will happen naturally.

B.) Yes, if work is done, this transfer process can take place.

C.) Yes, it is theoretically possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir, but this has not yet been accomplished experimentally.

D.) No, it is not possible to transfer heat from a cold reservoir to a hot reservoir.

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