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thomas5267
 2 years ago
Energy levels for an electron in a hydrogen atom are:
A. Evenly spaced
B. Farther apart near the nucleus
C. Closer together near the nucleus
D. Arrnaged randomly
Please explain.
thomas5267
 2 years ago
Energy levels for an electron in a hydrogen atom are: A. Evenly spaced B. Farther apart near the nucleus C. Closer together near the nucleus D. Arrnaged randomly Please explain.

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thomas5267
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But why is so? @gurvinder

A.Avinash_Goutham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1energy of nth level is 13.6/(n^2).....calculate difference b/n two adjacent levels...u shudnt have a prob now

TomLikesPhysics
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[E=Rhc*1/n^2 \] R, h and c are constant so you can write it as E = 13,6/n^2 but than E is in eV not Joule. n is a natural number (1;2;3;4;5...) If you calculate some energylevels then you quickly see that the difference in energy gets smaller and smaller for bigger n.
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