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What is the energy of a K x-ray photon in tantalum

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Homework Statement



The atomic number of tantalum is Z = 73. According to the Bohr model, what is the energy (in joules) of a K X-ray photon?

Homework Equations



Energy= -(13.6 eV)Z^2/n^2


The Attempt at a Solution



I don't know what to use for n
 

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What is the definition of a K x-ray transition? That should give you the answer.
 

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