Problem: What is the smallest wavelength in the Balmer's series?

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Wavelength and the energy levels in the Balmer are related by:

1λ=R(122-1n2)

Rydberg constant, R = 1.097 × 107 m-1 

The smallest wavelength means that the electron is falling from infinity.

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What is the smallest wavelength in the Balmer's series?

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