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Consider the wave function phi(x) = A sin(kx) where k = 2pi/lambda and A is a real constant.

(a) What are the values of x that have the highest probability of finding the particle described by this wave function?

(b) What are the values of x that have zero probability of finding the particle described by this wave function?

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