Problem: Which transition in a hydrogen atom would emit the photon of greatest frequency?n = 35 to n = 2n= 6 to n = 2  n = 12 to n = 6n = 1 to n = 4n = 2 to n = 9n = 3 to n = 1

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We’re being asked to determine which of the given transitions represent the emission of a photon with the highest frequency.


Identify which of the given transitions represent emission of a photon:

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Which transition in a hydrogen atom would emit the photon of greatest frequency?

n = 35 to n = 2

n= 6 to n = 2  

n = 12 to n = 6

n = 1 to n = 4

n = 2 to n = 9

n = 3 to n = 1

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