Consecutive energy levels in an atom, Chemistry

Energy difference is maximum between which of the consecutive energy levels in an atom?
 
solution) According to the line spectrum of hydrogen maximum energy is there between FIRST AND SECOND ENERGY LEVEL.

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The energy in nth orbit of Hydrogen atom is 13.6/n2.

In 1st orbit=> E=13.6 eV

In 2nd orbit, E=3.4 eV

In 3rd orbit, E=1.5 eV

Here E1-E2 = 10.2 eV     AND E2-E3 = 1.9 eV

THe difference in energy level further goes on decreasing.

So energy difference is maximum between 1st and 2nd level

 

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