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The total energy of an electron in the first excited state of the hydrogen atom is about –3.4 eV. (a) What is the kinetic energy of the electron in this state? (b) What is the potential energy of the electron in this state? (c) Which of the answers above would change if the choice of the zero of potential energy is changed?

The total energy of an electron in the first excited state of the hydrogen atom is about –3.4 eV. (a) What is the kinetic energy of the electron in this state? (b) What is the potential energy of the electron in this state? (c) Which of the answers above would change if the choice of the zero of potential energy is changed?

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Saurabh Koranglekar
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