Problem: A hydrogen atom emits light in an electronic transition going from n=4 to n=2 lower shell. 1.) What is the frequency of this light?  2.) What wavelength is this and what color will it appear to the eye?(R = 2.18x10 -18 J; h = 6.63 x 10 -34 J•sec; c = 3.00x10 8 m/sec;1 nm = 10 -9 m) 

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A hydrogen atom emits light in an electronic transition going from n=4 to n=2 lower shell. 

1.) What is the frequency of this light?  

2.) What wavelength is this and what color will it appear to the eye?

(= 2.18x10 -18 J; h = 6.63 x 10 -34 J•sec; c = 3.00x10 8 m/sec;1 nm = 10 -9 m)

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