Problem: The electron in the  n = 5 level of a hydrogen atom emits a photon with a wavelength of 1280 nm. To what energy level does the electron move? 1. 5 2. 9 3. 8 4. 4 5. 6 6. 2 7. 7 8. 3 9. 1

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The electron in the  n = 5 level of a hydrogen atom emits a photon with a wavelength of 1280 nm. To what energy level does the electron move?

1. 5

2. 9

3. 8

4. 4

5. 6

6. 2

7. 7

8. 3

9. 1

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