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# Solving Rydberg Equation

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Solve this equation for $$n_2$$

$$\frac{1}{\lambda} = R_H(\frac{1}{{(n_1)}^2}-\frac{1}{{(n_2)}^2})$$

I have a result, but I'm unsure if it's correct. Any help is very appreciated :)

May 21, 2019
edited by Anthrax  May 21, 2019

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As follows:

(Because this is the Rydberg equation only the positive square root makes sense)

May 21, 2019
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Thanks much!

Anthrax  May 22, 2019