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Reversible Processes

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Which of the following cases of heat transfer describes a reversible process?

A

A rapid expansion of a gas that drastically cools the gas’s container.

B

Two surfaces rubbing together to generate heat.

C

Setting a container of an ideal gas on a hot reservoir.

D

A slow compression of a gas, letting heat of the gas transfer to the surroundings.