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B Probability density in physics

  1. Nov 21, 2018 #1
    Studying probabilistic density, I know that a function that is integrated between two limits presents a probability. But how should I think to solve a problem where I need to determine the probability of a particle being seen being that its moment liner is a constant value
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2018 #2

    PeroK

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    There may be something lost in translation there. Do you mean the probability that you have specific value?
     
  4. Nov 21, 2018 #3
    The linear momentum of the particle has a value equal to five. I'm trying to understand how I can explain the probability of a particle view by having a constant liner moment. In my previous studies of probabilistic density, I had a range of values, but I could not analyze when the value is constant.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2018 #4

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    I'm sorry to say I don't understand your question.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2018 #5
    It sounds like you are trying to apply the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and you've been told that ##p = 5## (in some units) with ##\Delta p = 0##. Is that your problem?

    Were you really told that ##\Delta p = 0## or is this an assumption you are making? You really have told us nothing about the calculation you are trying to do.

    Can you try to provide a more complete question?
     
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