(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Consider a Hydrogen atom in the ground state

Find:

A- The Kinetic Energy, in eV

B - The Potential Energy, in eV

C - The Total Energy, in eV

D - minimum energy required to remove the electron completely from the atom, in eV

E - What wavelength does a photon with the energy calculated in part (D) have

2. Relevant equations

V_{n}= (1/E_{o})(e^{2}/2nh)

K_{n}= 1/2 mv^{2}= (1/E_{0}^{2})(me^{4}/8n^{2}h^{2})

U_{n}= (1/E_{0}^{2})(me^{4}/4n^{2}h^{2})

mass of H =1.008

3. The attempt at a solution

I have no idea. I know i need to use the first listed equation to solve for v in order to use the second and find the Kinetic Energy. But how do i do the first equation since i do not know the E^{0}

Please guide me

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# Homework Help: Consider a Hydrogen atom in the ground state

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