I have a question about expectation values in quantum mechanics.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Since calculating <x>=[itex]\int\Psi*x\Psi[/itex] does x always make this functions odd? If [itex]\Psi[/itex] is odd then [itex]\Psi*[/itex] I would assume is odd as well and then <x> would be odd*odd*odd, if [itex]\Psi[/itex] is even then I again assume it would be even*odd*even. Does an odd function make the whole function odd regardless of the two even functions?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Quantum mechanics and expectation values.

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**