Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 31 - Think and Explain: 59

Answer

Heisenberg's uncertainty principle refers to position and momentum measurements made in the quantum realm (the atomic domain).

Work Step by Step

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle has incorrectly come to be used as a metaphor in the everyday world, for example, to discuss the measurement of tire pressure.
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