# rydberg equation as a line equation?

i have no idea how to do this.

The Rydberg equation (1=Rni 2–Rnf 2) can be treated as a line equation. What is the value of nf as a function of the slope (m) and y-intercept(b)?

A. (mb)^1/2

B. (–mb)^1/2

C. (mb)^1/2

D. mb

E. –mb^2

F. None of these are correct.

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- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
answer is (-m/b)^(1/2)

this is from webwork, right?

check the next question.

it should show graph and asking what nf is.

use my equation to see if you can get correct answer.

- 4 years ago
There's to ways to interpret what you said and yes to both. I understand what people are really saying (sometimes). And I understand that when someone says read between the lines with 3 fingers they are flipping me off.

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