In a steam power plant operating on an ideal Rankine cycle, superheated steam enters the turbine at $3 \: MPa$ and $350^ \circ C$. The condenser pressure is $75$ $kPa$. The thermal efficiency of the cycle is ________ percent. Given data: For saturated liquid, at $P=75 \:kPa$, $h_f=384.39 \:kJ/kg$ ... $P = 3 \: MPa$ and $T=350^\circ C$ (superheated steam), $h=3115.3 \: kJ/kg$, $s=6.7428 \: kJ/kg-K$

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Arjun
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