So I've had limited study of QM and all I know of operators is that you use them to operate on the wave funtion, then integrate that over the valid range and *bam*, they pop out the expectation for a certain value such as momentum, position or any other function. I understand how expectation values work, but what I don't understand is why the operators take on such values. Doe they just make the math work out nicely or is there some mathematical/physical meaning I am missing?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Limited study of QM and all I know of operators

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