Answer :

As we know that binding energy is defined as the energy released when its constituents are brought from infinity to from the system. Thus here the initial sta


te will be m=2 and this state is reached after bringing the constituent from infinity, so n=∞.


Now, the energy of hydrogen atom is given by,



Where 13.6 is the binding energy of the hydrogen atom


So, if we consider transition state from infinity to n=2, we have





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