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Minimum Uncertainty and Particle Position

Suppose the minimum uncertainty in the position of a particle is equal to its de Broglie wavelength. If the particle has an average speed of 4.5x10^5 m/s, what is the minimum uncertainty in its speed? Units are in m/s.

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This solution discusses the uncertainty principle and calculates the minimum uncertainty with step-by-step workings and explanations.