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In the spectrum of a specific element, there is a line with a wavelength of 656 nm. Use the Rydberg equation to calculate the value of n for the higher energy Bohr orbit involved in the emission of this light. Assume the value for the lower energy orbit equals 2.

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  1. 1/wavelength = R(1/4 - 1/n^2)
    1/4 is 1/2^2

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