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Center of mass -chair and cylinders!

  1. Oct 12, 2011 #1
    Center of mass --chair and cylinders!

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

    Jane is sitting on a chair with her lower left at a 30° angle with respect to the vertical. you need to develop a computer model of her leg to assist in some medical research. if you assume that her leg can be modeled by 2 uniform cylinders, one with mass m1=24kg and length L1=35cm and one with mass m2=10kg and length L2=46cm, where is the center of mass of her leg?

    (______ cm, _________ cm)

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I haven't learned this as yet and have no idea how to start the problem or how to get the final answer. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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