Problem: The Schrödinger equation for a free particle (no potential energy) is :What is the most general solution of the time-independent Schrödinger equation?a) Asin(kx)b) Asin(kx)+Bcos(kx)c) Ae-kx + Bekx

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General solution refers to a wave equation before boundary conditions are applied.

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The Schrödinger equation for a free particle (no potential energy) is :

What is the most general solution of the time-independent Schrödinger equation?

a) Asin(kx)
b) Asin(kx)+Bcos(kx)
c) Ae-kx + Bekx

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