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The electron in hydrogen atom is initially in the third excited state. What is the maximum number of spectral lines which can be emitted when it finally moves to the ground state ? BOARD 2012

The electron in hydrogen atom is initially in the third excited state. What is the maximum number of spectral lines which can be emitted when it finally moves to the ground state ?   BOARD 2012

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Khimraj
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4 years ago
maximum number of spectral lines which can be emitted when it finally moves to the ground state is given by
formula (½)n(n-1)
electron is in third exicted state. So n= 4
So total spectral lines = 6.
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