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In quantum mechanics what is the physical significance of normalizing a wave function?

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In quantum mechanics what is the physical significance of normalizing a wave function?

Thanks in well advance

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It makes some formulas look nicer. (Short answer yes, but there isn't much more to say).

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hi

in fact physical interpretation is statistical interpretation.this means sum of probability is 1 and we interpretated square of wawe function is probability of position.

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The normalization is a consequence of the statistical content of wavefunctions. We normalize vectors to unity to keep a lot of formulas simpler, without the need to always divide vectors by their modulus.

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