Suppose you have a balloon of given volume, V1, containing a gas at temperature, T1. When you place the balloon in a colder room at temperature, T2, the balloon’s temperature starts to drop. What are the signs of the system’s q, w, and E for this process?

  • (A) +q, +w, + E
  • (B) -q, -w, + E
  • (C) +q, -w, - E
  • (D) –q, +w, - E;
Correct Answer: D

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