### Applying the Shrodinger Equation

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**Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:58 pm**How do you connect the Shrodinger Equation to the actual physical representation of the electron orbitals? Is that outside of the scope of this class?

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Posted: **Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:58 pm**

How do you connect the Shrodinger Equation to the actual physical representation of the electron orbitals? Is that outside of the scope of this class?

Posted: **Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:03 pm**

Hi Daniel,

You should understand that the Schrodinger Equation represents the probability of finding an electron within a given area of electron density.

Hope this helps.

You should understand that the Schrodinger Equation represents the probability of finding an electron within a given area of electron density.

Hope this helps.

Posted: **Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:15 am**

Are we supposed to be able to perform calculations with the Schrodinger Equation?

Posted: **Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:07 pm**

Anna Goldberg 1C wrote:Are we supposed to be able to perform calculations with the Schrodinger Equation?

I don't think we will be asked to perform calculations with the Schrodinger Equation. Instead, we need to know what it represents/means.