# Problem: An electron in a hydrogen atom moves from the n = 2 to n = 5 level. What is the wavelength of the photon that corresponds to this transition and is the photon emitted or absorbed during this process? 1. 1875 nm; emitted 2. 434 nm; absorbed 3. 276 nm; emitted 4. 1875 nm; absorbed 5. 276 nm; absorbed 6. 434 nm; emitted

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An electron in a hydrogen atom moves from the n = 2 to n = 5 level. What is the wavelength of the photon that corresponds to this transition and is the photon emitted or absorbed during this process?

1. 1875 nm; emitted

2. 434 nm; absorbed

3. 276 nm; emitted

4. 1875 nm; absorbed

5. 276 nm; absorbed

6. 434 nm; emitted

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