Problem: Which of the following is a reasonable criticism of the Bohr model of the atom? a. It makes no attempt to explain why the negative electron does not eventually fall into the positive nucleus. b. It shows the electrons to exist outside the nucleus. c. It does not adequately predict the ionization energy of the first-energy-level electrons for one-electron species for elements other than hydrogen. d. It does not adequately predict the line spectrum of hydrogen. e. It does not adequately predict the ionization energy of the valence electron(s) for elements other than hydrogen.

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Which of the following is a reasonable criticism of the Bohr model of the atom? 

a. It makes no attempt to explain why the negative electron does not eventually fall into the positive nucleus. 

b. It shows the electrons to exist outside the nucleus. 

c. It does not adequately predict the ionization energy of the first-energy-level electrons for one-electron species for elements other than hydrogen. 

d. It does not adequately predict the line spectrum of hydrogen. 

e. It does not adequately predict the ionization energy of the valence electron(s) for elements other than hydrogen.

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