Which of the following electron transitions in the hydrogen atom is associated with radiation having the longest wavelength? You can do four different calculations, but that might take you awhile.  You should be able to do this problem without performing a single calculation. Select one: a. from n = 4 to n = 1 b. from n = 5 to n = 3 c. from n = 3 to n = 1 d. from n = 6 to n = 3

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Which of the following electron transitions in the hydrogen atom is associated with radiation having the longest wavelength?

You can do four different calculations, but that might take you awhile.  You should be able to do this problem without performing a single calculation.

Select one:
a. from n = 4 to n = 1
b. from n = 5 to n = 3
c. from n = 3 to n = 1
d. from n = 6 to n = 3

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