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Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle says that the product of the error in the measurement of a particle's momentum and the error in the measurement of a particle's position must be at least Planck's constant divided by 4pi. Suppose the error in the measurement of the momentum of a particle is halved. By how many percent does the minimum error in the measurement of its position increase?

 Sep 7, 2020
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em * ep = h/4pi = k      where k = constant

 

1/2 em * 2 ep = k          The error in position would have to double ....    a 100% increase

 Sep 7, 2020

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