# wave function

**n=3**

"Well the wave function is like probability distribution so it's a bit like parking your car in various places in a city. Statistics can map out where your car is most likely to get broken into. A crime wave is like the wave function - high here, low there, 50/50 somewhere in the middle."

"Wave function is like a vibrating string or membrane, but the vibration is in three dimensions "

"As a subatomic particle moves (an electron, photon, muon, boson) its position cannot be known with absolute certainty, so quantum mechanics supplies a wave function to explain where it it. This wave function is like a statistical bell curve predicting its position with varying certainty as you increase standard deviations from the mean."

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