Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 6 The Structure of Atoms - Study Questions - Page 247c: 54


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The lowest energy line is in the transition from n=6 to n=5. $\Delta E=-Rhc(1/n_f^2-1/n_i^2)$ $\Delta E=-2.66\times10^{-20}\ J$ For a photon with this energy: $E=h\times\nu$ $\nu=4.02\times10^{13}\ 1/s$ $c=\lambda\times\nu$ $\lambda=7.46\times10^{-6}\ m$
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