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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

In a newtonian world:

Determine the position of object two, being x, z spatial coordinates and y a time one relative to object 1. Object 1 is (0; y; 0). The objects are at d distance of course. The colision of the objects can be ignored. Also "o2" is moving at v m/s in the same directon as the vectour (0;1;0).

For the sake of simplicity I'll give the variables values.

"O1"(0; y; 0)

"02"( 0; 0; 10^10)

d=10^10

"M1"=10^7

"M2"=10^7 (not sure if this matters but oh well...)

v=10^3 m/s

2. Relevant equations

f=[("M1"+"M2")/d^2]*6,67*10^-11

a=f/M

Being:

a(m/s/s)=acceleration

f(N)=force

M(kg)=mass

d(m)=distance

v(m/s)=speed

"M1"(kg)=mass of object one

"M2"(kg)=mass of object two

"O1"=object one

"O2"=object two

3. The attempt at a solution (not)

This problem would require a bit of time for me to solve, because I'd have to come up with some formulas on my own. Everytime I sit down to try this I get distracted. So I hope someone could show me the deduction of the formula that gives the position of "O2". Something like f(y)="O2"(x, y, z)

Thank you

PS:In case I forgot to add some info tell me.

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