We are asked to calculate the energy (J) change associated with an electron transition from n = 1 to n = 6 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
How much energy is needed to ionize a hydrogen atom in the n = 6 state?
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