Problem: A low-pressure gas discharge tube emitsA. a discrete spectrumB. a continuous spectrumC. an absorption spectrumD. a beta spectrum

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Applying a high voltage across a tube of low-pressure gas creates a series of discrete wavelengths where the line spectrum will form.

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A low-pressure gas discharge tube emits

A. a discrete spectrum

B. a continuous spectrum

C. an absorption spectrum

D. a beta spectrum

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