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Calculate the wavelength in nm of the line with n = 6 in the Pfund series of the spectrum of atomic hydrogen.

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  1. Use the following formula:

    Wavenumber = RH*((1/n1^2) - (1/n2)^2)

    Where wavenumber = (1/wavelength),
    RH = Rydberg's constant,
    n1 = The number corresponding to the series (Pfund = 5)
    n2 = The 'n' value of the line (n = 6)

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