Hi guys, ive been given this question as part of my homework assessment however i dont even know what its asking me to solve :( Im sure you have to apply it to a certain equation but it doesnt say what! The question is:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

"Write down the eigenvalue equation for the total energy operator:

[tex] E_{tot} = i\hbar\frac{d}{dt} [/tex]

and solve this equation for both the eigenfunctions and the eigenvalues." (it should be a partial differential but i cant find the right symbol for it).

If someone could give me a hint as to what this is going on about it would be greatly appreciated!! We've only really just touched on operators/eigenfunctions etc, ive answered other questions on the same paper about expectation values of momentum and position for a harmonic oscilator and to show its consistant with the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which i have done. Thanks in advance :)

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# Homework Help: Write down the eigenvalue equation

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