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Normaliztion of the wavefunction mathematics problem

  1. Feb 17, 2013 #1
    All the relevant information about the problem is in the attachment.
    I just have a problem with the first step, my question it:
    How is b true? I would have thought that the second part of the exponential function would be taken outside of the integral as well as A since you're taking the integral with respect to x and why is it TWO TIMES abs(A)^2 and why does the absolute value disappear from the exponent of the integrand?

    PS: This is my first time on the forum so I appologize in advance if I haven't been clear enough etc. Also I'm trying to teach myself so I dont have a professor to turn to etc.

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  3. Feb 17, 2013 #2
    nvm its fine :D
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