Time of Use


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Elyssa Smith 4B
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Time of Use

Postby Elyssa Smith 4B » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:46 am

When will we know to use the Heisenberg equation? Will the question say something about indeterminacy or should we use it when asked for momentum and position at all?

Cynthia Gong 1L
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Re: Time of Use

Postby Cynthia Gong 1L » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:14 pm

The question will most likely ask you to calculate the uncertainty of momentum or the uncertainty in position

Kallista McCarty 1C
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Re: Time of Use

Postby Kallista McCarty 1C » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:15 pm

The question will probably ask you to find the uncertainty or indeterminacy of the momentum or in position.

SGonzales_3L
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Re: Time of Use

Postby SGonzales_3L » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:34 pm

The question, like many of the book problems, may also ask for an uncertainty in velocity since velocity is used to calculate momentum.

Joanne Lee 1J
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Re: Time of Use

Postby Joanne Lee 1J » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:03 pm

For questions that require you to use Heisenberg equation, the question will have the words uncertainty in position, velocity, or momentum. If these words are not stated in the question, then you should not use Heisenberg's equation.

Jorge Ramirez_4H
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Re: Time of Use

Postby Jorge Ramirez_4H » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:23 pm

Tips for rearranging his equation?


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