Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 5 - Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 28d

Answer

emitted

Work Step by Step

We know that when you go from a lower to a higher energy level (in other words, as n increases) energy is absorbed. When n decreases, contrarily, we know that energy must be released. Since n decreases, light was emitted.
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