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Equation 1: 1/λ= R(1/n2- 1/n2)

Equation 3: hc/λ=hcR(1/n2-1/n2)

Derive Equation 3 from Equation 1

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Step 1

The wavelength is related to the energy by the Planck’s equation as follows:

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Step 2

The Rydberg formula is used for the calculation of wavelength of the spectral lines in the chemical elements. It is as shown below:

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E R
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1 1 E R

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Step 3

In the given problem, the equa...

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1 1 -=R n 1

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