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This might be a really stupid question but what is the signifigance of having a something like this

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Which is supposed to be an r vector inside of a ket.

In the book I'm reading they use this notation when talking about the shrodinger equation, where

I'm sort of confused because at some point a big deal is made of making a distinction between kets/bras and the vectors (arrows) we all know and love. So the arrows are a certain subset of vecotrs in a vector space (R^3), and there's a relation between kets and vectors but I don't understand what it means to have a vector, like the position vector inside as a ket. Maybe I'm just thinking too much and making something out of nothing?

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**r**>Which is supposed to be an r vector inside of a ket.

In the book I'm reading they use this notation when talking about the shrodinger equation, where

**r**is the positon vector.I'm sort of confused because at some point a big deal is made of making a distinction between kets/bras and the vectors (arrows) we all know and love. So the arrows are a certain subset of vecotrs in a vector space (R^3), and there's a relation between kets and vectors but I don't understand what it means to have a vector, like the position vector inside as a ket. Maybe I'm just thinking too much and making something out of nothing?

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