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Estimate the binding energy of the third electron in lithium using the Bohr model. [Hint: This electron has n = 2 and “sees” a net charge of approximately +1e.] The measured value is 5.36 eV.

Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
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$-3.4 \textrm{ eV}$.

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 28, Problem 28

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Chapter 28, Problem 28 is solved.

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