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A monoatomic gas follows the process 1--> 2---> 3---> shown in the figure. How much heat is needed for (a) process 1-->2, and b process 2-->3 ?

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3. The attempt at a solution

Well, Volume changes so work changes. I calculated the work from point 1 to point 2. The change in volume was 200cm^3 which is 0.0002m^3. The pressure in atmospheres is 3, converting that to pascals is 303,975Pa.

I multiplied them together to get the area under the graph for work : (303975Pa)(0.0002m^3)= 60.795J

So now I have work. But this for some reason is not the answer.The answer is actually 150J, I just dont understand what to d ofrom this point

I know that Eth=3/2nRΔT , but i dont have moles so what can I do from this equation? I just dont know where to g ofrom here. Please help! Thanks.

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