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Posted by on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 11:40am.

Suppose a sample of hydrogen gas is excited to the n=5 level. As the atoms return to the ground state (Balmer series), they emit light.
a. How many lines are there in the spectrum?
b. Draw an energy-level diagram indicating theses transitions.
c. Calculate the three lowest-energy transitions, and indicate them on your drawing

  • chemistry - , Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 12:51pm

    Same formulas, same process as earlier problems. Post your work if you get stuck.

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