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zaf

I need some help on H.W problem...just enough reasoning to atleast get started

the question is as follows:

5 moles of a monoatomic ideal gas at an initial volume of .50 m^3 and an initial pressure of 2.0 * 10^5 Pa undergoes an isothermal compression to .20m^3. Find the final pressure ?

so, the temperature is going to be constant , the inital and final volumes and intial pressure is also know, also the total energy (Q)is going to be work done on the gas... which must be negaive... internal energy is conserved ? am i correct so far....how do i solve this ?