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if potential energy of an electron in a hydrogen atom in first excited state is taken to be zero ,Kinetic energy(in eV) of an electron in ground state will be?

if potential energy of an electron in a hydrogen atom in first excited state is taken to be zero ,Kinetic energy(in eV) of an electron in ground state will be?

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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
7 years ago
In ground state, the electron would have a kinetic energy equal to 10.2 ev, which is needed to excite to the first excited state.

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