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The scale transformation is a continuous transformation which acts on a function f(x) according to

[tex]D_{s}[/tex]f(x) = f(sx)

where s is a real number. There is a continuous family of such transformations, including the identity transformation corresponding to s = 1. Calculate the infinitesimal generator for scale transformation in terms of familiar quantum operators.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

This question was in a foreign language to me. I don't recall ever hearing of such a thing as an 'infinitesimal generator' in my quantum mechanics course, so I have absolutely NO clue what this question means or how to do it. Any guidance is much appreciated.

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# Homework Help: QM: Infinitesimal Generator for Scale Transformation

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