As is always my problem with physics homework, I am probably thinking to hard about this... however, I am not sure how to express this wave function!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This is the question:

24) The time independent wave function of a particle is given in the graph below. The function rises linearly from the origin with slope +k.

http://uwoshkosh.elitefitness.us/Mod%20Phys1.JPG [Broken]

This is a single sawtooth. We covered how to express a continuous square wave, but I don't know how to get this wave function.

The two questions accompanying this are to find the probability in a specified range, and to find the expectation value of the particle's kinetic energy. These two I know how to do... it's just the wave function that has me baffled!

Thanks for any help!

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