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Homework Help: Wave function

  1. Oct 26, 2005 #1
    for the following question:
    the wave function of a moving particle (a) reflects the probablity of finding the particle at a particular place and all the time (b)reflects the probablity of finding the particle at a particular place and a particular time (c)reflects the probablity of finding the particle at a particular time and all the places (d) means nothing as it's not measurable

    my problem:
    i think that (b) and (d) are both reasonable... but there should only be 1 correct answer?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 27, 2005 #2
    d)
    Remember that the wavefunction has no real physical significance. It is only the square of the wavefunction that matters (and it is the probability distrubution)
     
  4. Oct 27, 2005 #3
    ok~ thanks!!!
     
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