Electron Transitions

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Electron Transitions

Postby Claudia Luong 4K » Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:21 pm

I was doing the problems on the worksheet that one of the UAs posted (worksheet #2), and I need help on number 7. The problem is "An excited hydrogen atom emits light with a frequency of 1.14x10 Hz to reach the energy level for which n=4. In what principle quantum level did the electron begin?" I keep getting n=3 as my final answer, but the solution says the answer is n=6. Anyone else have this problem too or am I doing something wrong?

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Re: Electron Transitions

Postby 604656370 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:00 am

Did you use this equation: ? If you use this, which is derived from
you should get the right answer.

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