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QM: How does one calculate the probability in a Hydrogen atom in two different states?

  1. Nov 8, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    In general, how would one calculate total probability/ in Hydrogen atom in two different states (n values)?

    2. Relevant equations
    P(r) = dP/dr = r^2R(r)^2?

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Nov 8, 2015 #2

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    That question doesn't even make sense. It's like asking, "How do you calculate the total probability of a pair of dice?"

    You calculate the probability of events, e.g., the probability of rolling a 7.
     
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