Using the uncertainty principle find the energy required for the electron to be confined inside the hydrogen atom. Use the radius of the atom 1 x 10-10 m for Δr. Express your answer in eV, rounded up to the nearest hundredth.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Equations used

Δx(Δp) ≥ h/4pie

1 x 10^-10 m x p ≥ 4.14 x 10^-15 eV / 12.56

Δp ≥ 3.3 x 10^-6

I'm not really sure what to do from here or if I even did this correctly. My teacher did a horrible job explaining this to me and I am really confused. I found the momentum Δp = mv

What do I do from here?

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# Uncertainty Principle and energy of an electron

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