Question: a sealed cylindrical pump contains one mole of an ideal...
A sealed cylindrical pump contains one mole of an ideal gas. The piston fits tightly so that no gas escapes, but friction is negligible between the piston and the cylinder walls.
The pump is thermally insulated from its surroundings. The piston is quickly pressed inward as indicated in the diagram.
I am not sure how to approach solving this problem. All questions are part of Part 1. Any help would be greatly appreciated!