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Is $\cos x$ an eigenfunction of the operator $\hat{A}$ if $\hat{A} f(x)=x f(x)$ ?

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1 of 4To be an eigenfunction of an operator $\hat{O}$, a function $f(x)$ must satisfy the eigenvalue equation:

$\hat{O}f(x)=af(x)\tag{1}$

Where $a$ is a constant, known as an eigenvalue.

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