H-Atom Electron in Energy Level n

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H-Atom Electron in Energy Level n

Postby Sydney Wu 2M » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:28 am

In the Atomic Spectra and The Bohr Frequency Condition module, we derived an equation that resulted in . In the book and SSM, R is positive, not negative. Which equation is correct?

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Re: H-Atom Electron in Energy Level n

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:46 am

Think about what the equation is finding. If you are using it to find a frequency, it needs to be a positive answer.


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