What is the energy of an electron in the hydrogen atom determined by?

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Nov 10, 2016

Answer:

The energy of an electron in the hydrogen atom is determined by the Principal shell in which the electron is present.

Explanation:

For Hydrogen atom,
#color(blue) (E_n=-(2.18xx10^(-18))/n^2)# J/atom. [ #nrarr#Principal shall no.]

So, #color(red)(E_nprop1/n^2)#.

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