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A line in the Lyman series of the hydrogen atom emission results from the transition of an
electron from the n=3 level to the ground state level.

a) What n level (#) is the ground state level for the hydrogen atom?

b) What is the energy of this photon in Joules?

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    a) one
    b) look it up

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    c) What is the frequency (in Hz) and wavelength (in nm) of the emitted photon?

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    I don't understand this problem at all, I'm very confused, help would be greatly appreciated

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