# Chemistry (Electrons in Atoms)

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What is the wavelength of the emitted photon, when the electron in the hydrogen atom makes a transition from the ni = 5 state to the nf = 3 state?

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(1/wavelength) = R(1/3^2 - 1/5^2)
R = Rydberg constant.

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No but I think it's close to the reciprocal of that number.
1/wavelength = 0.07111(R)

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