Calculate the work involved in expanding a gas from an initial state of 1.00L and 10.0 atm of pressure to 10.0L and 1.0 atm pressure.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know W=-PdeltaV

but I don't understand how they get w=-(1.00atm)(10.0L-5.00L)

Thanks.

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# Homework Help: Who can explain to me how they get the work?

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