Problem: What might the photon from Part C be useful for?A) Warming up a frozen hot dogB) Getting a suntanC) Checking for broken bonesD) Night-vision gogglesE) Listening to musicThe 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 might the photon from Part C be useful for?

A) Warming up a frozen hot dog

B) Getting a suntan

C) Checking for broken bones

D) Night-vision goggles

E) Listening to music


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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