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If A heat engine does 158,000 J of work and gives out 189,000 J of heat to the cold temperature reservoir. The hot and cold temperatures the engine operates at are 382°C and -20° C.

What would the ideal (Carnot) efficiency be? Also what would then be the actual efficiency?

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