Ch 26: AP Physics 2: Probability in Physics

About This Chapter

Be sure you understand how probability works in physics with the lessons offered in this engaging chapter. As you prepare for the AP Physics 2 exam, our lessons and quizzes can help you identify areas to target in your study so you can get the best score possible.

AP Physics 2: Probability in Physics - Chapter Summary

Our instructors outline probability in physics in this informative chapter, including topics such as calculating allowed states and radioactive nuclei and decay. Learn about uses for a wavelength representation and discover how to calculate an electron's Broglie wavelength through this chapter. Each lesson is professionally designed to help you understand even the most challenging topics with ease. Once you've completed the lesson, take the multiple-choice quiz provided at the end to make sure you have understood what you've learned. Or, as a helpful test prep tool, take the quiz before reviewing the lesson to see how well you'd do on test day. Once you complete this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Locate a particle in a spatial region
  • Find allowed states for electrons
  • Predict radioactive decay and nuclei
  • Understand representations of transitions between atomic energy states

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