Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 32 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 16

Answer

The wave function is the "probability amplitude" for the particle.

Work Step by Step

In essence, it represents the possibilities that can happen in the quantum system. This is discussed on page 610.
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