While vectors in finite

While vectors in finite - instance, a particle wave...

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While vectors in finite-dimensional Euclidean space are perfectly valid in our case it is not a good idea to become too attached to the notions of "direction" and "magnitude" for vectors. For instance, in quantum mechanics vectors often come in the form of functions (for
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Unformatted text preview: instance, a particle wave function), and in such a case it doesn't make sense to talk about the "direction" of the vector. We don't have to worry about these complications for now....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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