Problem: How much energy is required to ionize hydrogen: a. When it is in the ground state and b. When it is in the 2nd excited state with n = 3.

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Ionize hydrogen

→ removing electron from hydrogen
 → requires energy since we're breaking bonds
 →  positive value of energy

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How much energy is required to ionize hydrogen: 

a. When it is in the ground state and 



b. When it is in the 2nd excited state with n = 3.

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