Problem: In a one-dimensional particle in a box, for  n = 6, how many wavelengths equals the size of the box?1.) 12.) 2.53.) 64.) 35.) 12

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We are being asked to determine how many wavelengths equals the size of the box in a one-dimensional particle in a box where n = 6.


Let’s draw the box where n = 6. We can think of the “n value” as the nodes (crests and troughs) of the wave.

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In a one-dimensional particle in a box, for  n = 6, how many wavelengths equals the size of the box?

1.) 1

2.) 2.5

3.) 6

4.) 3

5.) 12

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