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Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition
Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
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28-2: Wave Function, Double-Slit
28-3: Uncertainty Principle
28-6 to 28-8: Quantum Numbers, Exclusion Principle
28-9: X-Rays
28-11: Lasers

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 3

A proton is traveling with a speed of (8.660±0.012)×105 m/s(8.660 \pm 0.012) \times 10^5 \textrm{ m/s}. With what maximum precision can its position be ascertained? [Hint: Δp=mΔv\Delta p = m \Delta v.]

5.3×1011 m5.3 \times 10^{-11} \textrm{ m}

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