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Calculate the work done on the gas during the expansion

  1. Feb 5, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    One mole of an ideal gas initially at a temperature of T[tex]_{}i[/tex] = 4[tex]\circ[/tex] C undergoes an expansion at a constant pressue of 1.00 atm, to four times its original volume.

    a.) Calculate the new temperature T[tex]_{}f[/tex] of the gas.
    answer in K
    b.) Calculate the work done on the gas during the expansion.
    answer in Kj

    2. Relevant equations

    P[tex]_{}f[/tex]V[tex]_{}f[/tex]/P[tex]_{}i[/tex]V[tex]_{}i[/tex] = nRT[tex]_{}f[/tex]/nRT[tex]_{}i[/tex]

    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Feb 5, 2008 #2

    Hootenanny

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    ...?
     
  4. Feb 5, 2008 #3
    Im not sure where to start
     
  5. Feb 5, 2008 #4

    Hootenanny

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    Well you have the ideal gas equation, as you have already pointed out. What do you think we could do with it?
     
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