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I am so stuck on this problem:
λ for one line of the hydrogen spectrum is .4118 x 104 cm. Use this value in the Rydberg equation to calculate the RH value using n1 = 2, and n2 = 5.
I know 1/lambda = RH (1/n2  1/n2)
1/(.4118e6 m) = RH (1/4  1/25)
RH = 1.156e7 ??
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