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    Wavefunction normalization, probability

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    A particle is described by the wavefunction
    ¦×(x) = A Cos (2¦Ðx/L) for -L/4 ¡Ü x ¡Ü L/4
    0 otherwise

    (a) Determine the normalization constant A.
    (b) What is the probability that the particle will be found between x = 0 and x = L/8 if a measurement of its position is made?

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    The wave-function normalization probability is determined for a particle.

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