# Problem: During a breath, the average human lung expands by about 0.50 L. If this expansion occurs against an external pressure of 1.0 atm, how much work (in joules) is done during the expansion?

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During a breath, the average human lung expands by about 0.50 L. If this expansion occurs against an external pressure of 1.0 atm, how much work (in joules) is done during the expansion?