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Minimum indeterminacy

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 11:42 pm
by kmonette 1B
When using the Heisenberg equation, are we always going to be solving for the minimum indeterminacy? Will we be ever asked to solve for the maximum or is that not possible?

Re: Minimum indeterminacy

Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 11:51 pm
by 404975170
In the Heisenberg equation you are solving for the uncertainty (indeterminacy) in position, mass, or volume based on the information the question gives you and you solve to find the amount for the variable that is equal to or just above the amount h/4(pi) so it doesn't make sense to solve for the maximum ever because that is not the point of the equation.