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To calculate the energy required for the electronic transition, we will use the Bohr Equation shown below which relates electronic transition to the energy:
ΔE = energy related to the transition
RH = Rydberg constant
ni = initial principal energy level
nf = final principal energy level
Calculate the energy, in joules, required to excite a hydrogen atom by causing an electronic transition from the n = 1 to the n = 4 principal energy level.
a. 2.07 x 10-29 J
b. 2.19 x 105 J
c. 2.04 x 10-18 J
d. 3.27 x 10-17 J
e. 2.25 x 10-18 J
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