## Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 6 - Sections 6.1-6.10 - Exercises - Review Questions: 18

#### Answer

Pressure-volume work is the work that occurs when a volume change takes place against an external pressure.

#### Work Step by Step

It is calculated by multiplying the negative of the pressure and the change in volume that occurs during expansion. $$w=-P\times\Delta V$$

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