Problem: For the following processes, calculate the change in internal energy of the system and determine whether the process is endothermic or exothermic: (a) A balloon is heated by adding 850 J of heat. It expands, doing 382 J of work on the atmosphere.

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For the following processes, calculate the change in internal energy of the system and determine whether the process is endothermic or exothermic: (a) A balloon is heated by adding 850 J of heat. It expands, doing 382 J of work on the atmosphere.

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