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Homework Help: Center of Gravity

  1. Nov 13, 2003 #1
    An automobile has 58% of its weight on the front wheels. The front and back wheels are separated by 2 m. Where is the center of gravity located with respect to the front wheels?

    Need help setting up the problem.
    Thanks
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2003 #2

    Doc Al

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    Ask yourself: What are all the forces acting on the car? And where do they act?
     
  4. Nov 14, 2003 #3
    Or: Think of it as a balanced lever, and find the pivot.
     
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