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Center of Mass of a system

  1. Nov 29, 2011 #1
    Given the picture in the attachment of two rods touching with them each being 17 inches long and one weighing double the weight of the other, would it make sense that the center of mass is 2/3 of the way down the picture from the thinner end? Or, am I going about this idea the wrong way?
     

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  3. Nov 29, 2011 #2

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    Right below the top menu you should see something like "Your notifications," a number, and an arrow that indicates a hypertext link. Click it.

    Don't just guess! And please show some work.
     
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