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I'm studying for a midterm and i decided to do some problems for practice and I'm stuck on a fairly simple one

"The space and time coordinates of two events as measured in a frame S are as follows:

Event 1 (x,0,0) @ t=x/c

Event 2 (2x,0,0) @ t=x/2c

There exists a frame in which these events occur at the same time. Fin d the velocity of this frame with respect to S."

The solution is -c/2

For my solution I set event 1 as S and event 2 as S'

For them to be simultaneous I also set t=t'

I equated the L.E transformations and my solution is -c/6

Any help would be greatly appreciated

P.S I also tried drawing a Minkowskian diagram and figuring out the slope of the time-constant line (linking the two-event points) however this gives me the x'-axis equation and not the t'-axis equation which is what i would need to figure out the velocity.

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