Problem: What is the largest wavelength in the Balmer 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 largest wavelength occurs in the transition n = 3 → n = 2.

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What is the largest wavelength in the Balmer series?

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