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  1. #1 quantum question 
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    hey i was wondering if someone could help me answer this question any input is appreciated

    how are predictions approached in the quantum world versus the macroscopic world?


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    Well in the quantum world there is only the possibility to make statistical predictions for the behaviour of particles. You can not say: "Electron e is right now positioned at the coordinates x1, y1, z1 around this specific atom." You only can assign a probability for the electron to be in a certain area around the atom.
    And more important: the measurement of the system influences the system as a whole.


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