We are asked to calculate the energy (J) change associated with an electron transition from n = 2 to n = 5 in a Bohr hydrogen atom.
To calculate the energy required for the electronic transition, we will use the Bohr Equation shown below which relates electronic transition to the energy:
ΔE = energy related to the transition
RH = Rydberg constant
ni = initial principal energy level
nf = final principal energy level
Calculate the energy (J) change associated with an electron transition from n = 2 to
n = 5 in a Bohr hydrogen atom.
A) 6.5 x 10-19
B) 5.5 x 10-19
C) 8.7 x 10-20
D) 4.6 x 10-19
E) 5.8 x 10-53
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