Problem: In hydrogen emission, a famous emission line called the H-alpha line occurs at a wavelength of 656.28 nm. Which hydrogen series is the H-alpha line a part of? A) The Lyman series (nf = 1) B) The Balmer series (nf = 2) C) The Paschen series (nf = 3) D) The Brackett series (nf = 4)

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In hydrogen emission, a famous emission line called the H-alpha line occurs at a wavelength of 656.28 nm. Which hydrogen series is the H-alpha line a part of?

A) The Lyman series (nf = 1)

B) The Balmer series (nf = 2)

C) The Paschen series (nf = 3)

D) The Brackett series (nf = 4)

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