Ok I have two orthonormal wavefunctions of a system, [tex]\psi[/tex] 1 and [tex]\psi[/tex] 2 and [tex]\widehat{A}[/tex] is an observable such that(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]\widehat{A}[/tex] |[tex]\phi[/tex] [tex]_{n}[/tex] > = a[tex]_{n}[/tex] |[tex]\phi[/tex] [tex]_{n}[/tex] >

for eigenvalues a sub n

what are the probabilities p1(a1) and p2(a2) of obtaining the value a sub n in the state |psi1> and |psi2> respectively in terms of only phi sub i and psi sub 1(or 2)

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# Homework Help: Probabilities for orthonormal wavefunctions

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