Problem: The Lyman series of emission lines of the hydrogen atom are those for which nf = 1.Calculate the wavelengths of the first three lines in the Lyman series-those for which ni =2, 3, and 4.

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We are asked to calculate the wavelengths of the first three lines in the Lyman series-those for which ni =2, 3, and 4.

For this problem, we shall use the formula below:

1λ=1.097×107(1-1n2)

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The Lyman series of emission lines of the hydrogen atom are those for which nf = 1.

Calculate the wavelengths of the first three lines in the Lyman series-those for which ni =2, 3, and 4.

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