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

Calculate the energy of the electron in the ground state of triple ionized beryllium, which has an atomic number Z = 4.

2. Relevant equations

-Z^{2}(13.6)

N^{2}

3. The attempt at a solution

Z=4 as given and it is tripled so our N=3. We throw our numbers in there and we should have -(16)(13.6). Take that product and divide it by 9. I got an answer of -24.18, but I am incorrect.

Unfortunately, I do not have my textbook with me right now so I might have the equation all wrong. I would really appreciate it if someone could give me a hint or a good website to learn from.

THANK YOU!!!

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# Homework Help: Ground State and Energy

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