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Problem 3CQ

When heat transfers into a system, is the energy stored as heat? Explain briefly.

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Solution 3CQ

Consider a very hot mug of coffee on the countertop of your kitchen.we will say that the cup of coffee has a temperature of 80°C and that the surroundings (countertop, air in the kitchen, etc.) has a temperature of 26°CI suspect that you know that the cup of coffee will gradually cool down over time.

We would say that the coffee and the mug are transferring heat to the surroundings. This transfer of heat occurs from the hot coffee and hot mug to the surrounding air. The fact that the coffee lowers its temperature...

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Textbook: College Physics
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