Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 18 - Exercises and Problems: 24

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that $W=-nRTLn(\frac{V_2}{V_1})$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $W=-(2.5)(8.314)(300)Ln(\frac{1}{2})$ $W=4300J$
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