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One mole of an ideal gas does 3000 J work on its surroundings as it expands isothermally to a final pressure of 1 atm and volume 25 L. Determine a) initial volume and b) Temp of gas

2. Relevant equations3. The attempt at a solution

Well, its isothermal, so Temp is constant, so

W = nRTln(vi/vf)

It says it expands, so the initial volume is <25 L...

that's kinda all I got right now; I'm not sure how to get the next step, since both T and vi are in the equation. It must have something to do with pressure.

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# Homework Help: Thermodynamic Application Isothermal Work

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