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The state of a free particle is described by the following wave function.

phi(x) = 0 for x>-3a

=c for -3a<x<a

=0 for x>a

a) Determine the constant c using the normalization condition.

b) Find the probability of finding the particle in the interval [0,a]

2. Relevant equations

for a , ∫ lphi(x)l ^ 2 dx = 1 (ranging from -∞ to ∞)

Therefore, I would say c=1 . Am I correct ?

for b , i know that I need to use this ∫ lphi(x)l ^ 2 dx to find the probability, but I don't the know the equation. Can I use the ψ(x) = (2/L)^1/2 sin n∏x/ L as the equation ?

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Probability of finding the particle

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