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Orthogonality problem

1. Homework Statement

show that 1s and 2s orbitals of H are orthogonal


2. Homework Equations

orbital functions n=1 and n=2


3. The Attempt at a Solution

Im asking what values(range) should i integrate the two equations into.

thank you
 

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siddharth
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Im asking what values(range) should i integrate the two equations into.
Hi and welcome to the forums kungpaotuba :smile:

What do you think you should integrate over? Do you have any thoughts/ideas on this? The guidelines of this forum state that you need to show some work before we can help.
 
dextercioby
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1. Homework Statement

show that 1s and 2s orbitals of H are orthogonal


2. Homework Equations

orbital functions n=1 and n=2
HINT: What quantum numbers do the wavefunctions have ?
 
Thank you for your Hint
 

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