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Homework Help: How Many Emission Lines

  1. Apr 28, 2009 #1
    A hypothetical atom has five energy levels. How many emission lines will it produce?
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  3. Apr 28, 2009 #2


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    If an electron excites to fifth energy level, It will transit to 4 or 3 or 2 or 1. Similarly find the number of emission lines from other energy levels.
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