# Calculating Wavelength of Light that is Absorbed in a Electron Level Transition

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Calculate the wavelength of the light that is absorbed for the electron's transition from n = 5 to n = 6 in Be3+ ion. (ans in nm.)

c:3.00E8 m/s

h:6.63E-34 Js

R:2.18E-18 J

I am not sure is Be Z = 4 or Z = 3.

Could you show me the steps of how you solve this problem please?

Thank you.

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The solution shows step-by-step calculations of wavelength of light absorbed when an electron jumps to a higher atomic shell level.

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