Question

A particle is confined to the one-dimensional infinite potential
well of width L. If the particle is in the

n=2 state, what is its probability of detection between a) x=0, and
x=L/4; b) x=L/4, and x=3L/4; c) x=3L/4,

and x=L? Hint: You can double check your answer if you calculate
the total probability of the particle being

trapped in the well.

Please answer as soon as possible.

Answer #1

A particle is confined to the one-dimensional infinite potential
well of the figure. If the particle is in its ground state, what is
the probability of detection between x = 0.20L
and x = 0.65L?

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