# Radial probability of hydrogen wave function

Show that the radial probability density for n=2, l=1, m=0 for the hydrogen atom can be written as:

P(r) = A*cos(q)^2*r^4*exp(-r/a)

Show that the most likely position of the electron is found at r=4a

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