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Consider any ket. Find the perturbative correction to that ket. Then,

|n> = |n0> + |n1>

Here, |n0> is the ket from the unperturbed hamiltonian (who cares what it is), and |n1> is the 1st order correction.

Do you introduce a new normalization when you add the perturbative correction? It seems the sensible thing to do.

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3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: What happens to normalization of wavefunction when you add a perturb correction?

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