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1. I am to find the formula of each series of wavelengths:

***Also, n might not always equal 1.

- 12500, 31.25, 13.90, 7.81, and 5.00 nm
- 375, 900, 1575, 2400, 3375, and 4500 nm

2. [tex]\lambda[/tex] = [tex]\frac{94.18 nm} ({\frac{1}{m^{2}}) - (\frac{1}{n^{2}})}[/tex])

Where m = 1, 2, 3, ... and n = m+1, m+2, ...

3. My prof said that all I had to do was plug and chug, but I am not exactly sure what she meant by that, and do I assume that m is just zero at times?

I want to know if there is a way I can do this mathematically? She told me to THINK squares, so I attempted to take the square root of the numbers.

Any guidance will be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Balmer's Formula.

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