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So i have a homework question that i am stuck on!!

Four moles of an ideal monatomic gas undergoes an adiabatic expansion from intial volume of 1m cubed and a temperature of 300k to a final volume of 10m cubed. a) How much wrk is done by the gas ? b) what is the final temperature? c) If instead the gas expands isothermally to 10m cubed, how much work is done? d) In part C where does the energy come from to perform the work? ...thats a lot!

I thought of using the equation of work W(by)= 1/(1-gamma) x (PfVf-PiVi) to fnd the answer for a...but I don't have the pressure.. then i thought that maybe I could use deltaE= Q(in) - W (by)...but I don't know the change in temperature, therefore; im all over the place and I don't know where to start.. any hints/help would be appreciated! Thanks

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# Homework Help: Adiabatic/Isothermal process

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