(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

If the uncertainty in the location of a nonrelativistic particle is about equal to twice its de-Broglie wavelength, show that the uncertainty in its velocity is greater than about 4% of its velocity.

2. Relevant equations

ΔpΔx>h/4Pi

p=mv

Δx=2nλ

3. The attempt at a solution

I've put the above equations together and manipulated them but I'm not really sure how to get to, Δv>0.04v using the above formulae. An indication of where to begin would be greatly appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Uncertainty Principle of a nonrelatavistic particle

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