Asked Jan 26, 2019

Suppose 6.36 moles of a monatomic ideal gas expand adiabatically, and its temperature decreases from 387 to 263 K. Determine (a) the work done (including the algebraic sign) by the gas, and (b) the change in its internal energy.


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6.36 moles of a monoatomic ideal gas expand adiabatically with decrease in temperature from 387 K to 263 K.

Part (a):

Work done by the gas is given,

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