Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 28 - Quantum Mechanics of Atoms - Questions: 2

Answer

Bohr's theory gives electrons an exact location and momentum.

Work Step by Step

In Bohr’s theory, electrons travel in a circular orbit, and at any moment, possess both a precise position and a precise momentum. This contradicts the uncertainty principle, which does not simultaneously permit perfect knowledge of both position and momentum.
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