Problem: How many lines are there in the Hydrogen emission spectrum? 

FREE Expert Solution

A line corresponds to a transition from n2 to n1 where n2 is greater than n1.

The lines are classified based on the value of n1

n2 can take any value greater than n1

86% (310 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

How many lines are there in the Hydrogen emission spectrum? 

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Quantum Mechanics concept. You can view video lessons to learn Quantum Mechanics. Or if you need more Quantum Mechanics practice, you can also practice Quantum Mechanics practice problems.