The work done during process 1-3-6 is given by the area under the curve. We have two shapes that make up the area — A triangle and a rectangle.
Atrangle = (1/2)b•h
Arectangle = l•w
Height, h = 3P0 - P0 = 2P0
Base, b = 3V0 - V0 = 2V0
Calculate the work W done by the gas during process 1 to 3 to 6.
Express your answer in terms of p0 and V0.
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