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A particle travels along the x-axis with uniformly accelerated motion. At times t and s its position is x and y, respectively. Show that its acceleration is a = 2(yt-xs)/ts(s-t).

The attempt at a solution:

I could be wrong, but it seems to me this problem is ill-posed. Couldn't one solution be a = 0? Couldn't another be that acceleration which gets the particle from rest at (x,t) to (y,s)?

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# Homework Help: Kinematics BVP

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