Q. 504.1( 7 Votes )

Note: In the foll

Answer :

Assertion (A) It is impossible to determine the exact position and exact momentum of an electron simultaneously is the statement of Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle which is mathematically expressed as :



And that is why a clear definite path or trajectory of an electron cannot be predicted accurately and therefore gives rise to the concept of probability of finding the electron in a certain region (probability density).


Hence, Reason (R): The path of an electron in an atom is clearly defined. Is a false statement and therefore cannot justify (A).

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses