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Homework Help: Orthogonality problem

  1. Jan 29, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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

    2. Relevant 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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  3. Jan 30, 2007 #2


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    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.
  4. Jan 30, 2007 #3


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    HINT: What quantum numbers do the wavefunctions have ?
  5. Jan 30, 2007 #4
    Thank you for your Hint
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