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    A quantum system has a measurable property represented by the observable S with possible eigenvalues nħ, where n = -2, -1, 0, 1, 2. the corresponding eigenstates have normalized wavefunctions Ψn. the system is prepared in the normalized superposition state given by, *Please see attached for equation*

    Where N is a normalizing factor.

    i) Calculate N.

    ii) Write down the probabilities of the following measurements of *see attachment for numbers*

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    Solution Summary

    Normalizing a wavefunction is a fundamental process in quantum mechanics. The solution demonstrates how to normalize a wavefunction which is a linear superposition of a system's orthonormal eigenfunctions.


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