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Moved from a technical forum, so homework template missing

A metal whose volume of expansivity is 5 x 10^‐5 K^‐1 and isothermal compressibility of 1.2x10^‐11 Pa^‐1 is at a pressure of 1 x10^5 Pa, volume of 5 litres and a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius undergoes a temperature rise of 12 degrees Celsius and an increase in volume of 0.5 cm^3. Calculate the final pressure.

So I feel like I should be using this equation: Pf - Pi = B/K (Tf-Ti) but I know that this formula assumes constant volume. I'm not sure how to incorporate the change in volume.

So I feel like I should be using this equation: Pf - Pi = B/K (Tf-Ti) but I know that this formula assumes constant volume. I'm not sure how to incorporate the change in volume.