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Calculate the 4th line of the Balmer Series

  1. Mar 29, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Calculate wavelength of light the 4th line of the Balmer Series.

    2. Relevant equations
    The Rydberg Equation
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    Do I simply sub in 2 for n1 and 6 for n2?
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2012 #2

    gneill

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    Try it and see... you can always look up the wavelengths for the series to compare your result.
     
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