Problem: Determine the wavelength of the light absorbed when an electron in a hydrogen atom makes a transition from an orbital in the n = 2 level to an orbital in the n =7 level.

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Determine the wavelength of the light absorbed when an electron in a hydrogen atom makes a transition from an orbital in the n = 2 level to an orbital in the n =7 level.

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