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and Vcm is determined in a similar way (it is simply the time derivative of Rcm).

But what is the radius vector of the effective particle (with the reduced mass)?

is it simply the vectoric sum of the two radius vectors?

thanks

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and Vcm is determined in a similar way (it is simply the time derivative of Rcm).

But what is the radius vector of the effective particle (with the reduced mass)?

is it simply the vectoric sum of the two radius vectors?

thanks

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sorry, I didn't mean the sum, but the difference, r1-r2.

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