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Carnot Cycle Efficiency

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Homework Statement



A Carnot engine operates between 230°C and 120°C, absorbing 6.30*10^4 J per cycle at the higher temperature.

What is the efficiency of the engine?

Homework Equations



eff = 1 - (Tcold/Thot)

The Attempt at a Solution



Using this equation, I get 47.83 percent, which the system is telling me is incorrect. Can anybody offer a solution to this? Thanks.

Homework Statement





Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution

 

Answers and Replies

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i was not using kelvin, so i got the answer
 

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