## Purpose

$E_{n}=\frac{h^{2}n^{2}}{8mL^{2}}$

Juanalv326
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### Purpose

What is the purpose of the particles in a box? The equation seems very confusing, but is it essential to understand the fundamentals of it for future references?

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### Re: Purpose

The particle in a box is a simplification of finding an electron within a certain region. Both require use of Schrodinger's equation. It is useful primarily in quantum theory.