Problem: A cylinder equipped with a piston expands against an external pressure of 1.51 atm. If the initial volume is 0.505 L and the final volume is 1.280 L, how much work (in J) is done?

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E=q+w

where w is work

w=-PV

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A cylinder equipped with a piston expands against an external pressure of 1.51 atm. If the initial volume is 0.505 L and the final volume is 1.280 L, how much work (in J) is done?

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