6th Edition Ch.1 #57


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6th Edition Ch.1 #57

Postby Catly Do 2E » Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:23 pm

Can someone explain how to do Ch.1 6th edition 57?

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Re: 6th Edition Ch.1 #57

Postby Matthew D 3F » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:20 am

The Balmer series shows that n1 = 2. The next line is the fifth line, so n2 should be 7. In order to find the frequency, use the Rydberg equation, which is R*((1/(n1)^2)-(1/(n2)^2)). From there you can use λ = c/v to find the wavelength.


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