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## Homework Statement

The internal energy of a gas is 600 J. The gas is compressed adiabatically, and its volume decreases by 400 cm3. If the pressure applied on the gas during compression is 4 atm, what is the internal energy of the gas after the adiabatic compression?

## Homework Equations

Change Q = Change U + Change W

## The Attempt at a Solution

Since it's adiabatic then change in Q = 0....

So it should be change U = - change W...

(Ufinal - Uinitial) = - (4*4) ----I also tried changing atm to pascals, but the answer is still wrong.

What am i doing wrong? Anyone please.

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## Homework Statement

A gas has an initial volume of 7.05 m3. It is expanded to six times its original volume through a process for which P = αV3, with α = 4.00 N/m11. How much work is done by the expanding gas?

## Homework Equations

W = P*delta V

## The Attempt at a Solution

So P = 4*7.05^3 = 28.2

delta V = (Vfinal - Vinitial) = (7.05*6) - 7.05 = 35.25 m3

so W = 994.05 J. The correct answer is 3.20e6 J, but I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. Anyone please?