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Problem: In each cycle a Carnot heat engine takes in 620 J of heat from the high temperature reservoir that is at 500 K and performs 390 J of mechanical work.a) What is the thermal efficiency of the engine?b) What is the temperature of the low temperature reservoir?c) During one cycle how much heat is rejected into the low temperature reservoir?

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In each cycle a Carnot heat engine takes in 620 J of heat from the high temperature reservoir that is at 500 K and performs 390 J of mechanical work.

a) What is the thermal efficiency of the engine?

b) What is the temperature of the low temperature reservoir?

c) During one cycle how much heat is rejected into the low temperature reservoir?

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