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I have looked over the basic definition of what is a Hermitian operator such as: <f|Qf> = <Qf|f> but I still am unclear what to do with this definition if I am asked prove whether or not i(d/dx) or (d^2)/(dx^2) for example are Hermitian operators. I am using Griffiths' "Intro to Quantum Mechanics" and it really seems like he skips a lot of steps. Steps I need to make sure I understand. Can someone help enlighten me.

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# Homework Help: How do I determine if it's a Hermitian Operator or not

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