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Homework Help: Refrigerator Question

  1. Feb 27, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If you leave the refrigerator door open in an enclosed room, will it cool the room over time or no?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am thinking of the warm air/cool aire situation in my way of answering this problem. Any advice as to what the correct answer might be?

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  3. Feb 27, 2008 #2
    I think yes. let the refrigerator open until one year.
  4. Feb 27, 2008 #3

    Doc Al

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    Hint: Does the refrigerator require energy input? What happens to that energy?
  5. Feb 14, 2009 #4
    I have a question, the COP of a refrigerator is 8, the Power output is 1.6kW. what is the input?
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