# Superposition of Momentum

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What is the meaning of the coherent states superposition of momentum?
Good night. I have a doubt, what is the meaning of the coherent states superposition of momentum?
In a many of places, sites I see an explanation for the equations but I never see the explanation between diffences of the superposition of position from momentum.

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Good night. I have a doubt, what is the meaning of the coherent states superposition of momentum?
In a many of places, sites I see an explanation for the equations but I never see the explanation between diffences of the superposition of position from momentum.
One way we're writing the wave function in a form that makes it easy to calculate the probability that we'll measure a particular position for the particle if we make a position measurement; the other way we're writing it in a form that makes it easy to calculate the probability that we'll measure a particular momentum for the particle if we make a momentum measurement

But either way, superposition is just the way that the math captures the different probabilities of getting the possible measurement results.

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