Problem: What is the change in energy if the electron from Part A now drops to the ground state?The electron from a hydrogen atom drops from an excited state into the ground state. When an electron drops into a lower-energy orbital, energy is released in the form of electromagnetic radiation.

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What is the change in energy if the electron from Part A now drops to the ground state?


The electron from a hydrogen atom drops from an excited state into the ground state. When an electron drops into a lower-energy orbital, energy is released in the form of electromagnetic radiation.


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