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An electron in a hydrogen atom could undergo any of the transitions listed below, by emitting light. Which transition would give light of the shortest wavelength?
n=4 to n=2
n=3 to n=1
n=2 to n=1
n=4 to n=1

  • Chemistry - , Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 5:22pm

    The one in which the electron travels (moves) the farthest.

  • Chemistry - , Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 9:13pm

    n=4 to n=1

  • Chemistry - , Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2:26am

    n=4 to n=1

  • Chemistry - , Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:28pm

    n=4 to n=1

  • Chemistry - , Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 3:15pm

    n=5 to n=4

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