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Homework Help: Method of variation

  1. Feb 19, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Suppose a function Aexp([-cr]^{2}[/tex]. To find optimized value of c, using variational method.

    Relevant equations[/b]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I even donot understand how to start doing it. Is their anybody who can help me?
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  3. Feb 19, 2008 #2


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    Well you can start by putting up the variational method equation and condition.
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