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    A baseball is confined between two thick walls at a distance. 0.5M a part. calculate the zero point energy of the baseball.

    My book has no examples for zero point energy and it might be on my test. I need a outline of the solution please.

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    Zero point energy is the energy of the ground state (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-point_energy)

    The ground state wave function for a particle between two infinite (in terms of the height of the potential) walls is a half-wave part of a ...

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    This solution explains what the zero point energy is and also shows step-by-step calculations and explanations to determine the zero point energy of the baseball.