# Problem: How much work (in J) is required to expand the volume of a pump from 0.0 L to 2.5 L against an external pressure of 1.2 atm?

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How much work (in J) is required to expand the volume of a pump from 0.0 L to 2.5 L against an external pressure of 1.2 atm?