Why is the probability of a particle being at a certain location proportional to the square of of "the" amplitude? What does "the" in that sentence represent more specifically? Why are amplitudes complex numbers? Any intuition or clarification would be very appreciated.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Intuition behind probability amplitude calculations?

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