For this problem, we need the equation for the emission of spectral lines.

$\overline{)\frac{\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{\lambda}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{R}}{\mathbf{(}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{{\mathbf{n}}_{\mathit{f}}}^{\mathbf{2}}}{\mathbf{-}}\frac{\mathbf{1}}{{\mathbf{n}}_{{\mathit{i}}^{\mathbf{2}}}}{\mathbf{)}}}$ where R is the Rydberg constant.

Calculate the wavelengths of the first five emission lines of the Balmer series for hydrogen

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