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Homework Help: Center of mass

  1. Oct 30, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    find center of mass

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    2. Relevant equations
    (r1m1+r2m2+...)/m1+m2+...


    3. The attempt at a solution

    cut into two pieces with one center at 2,5 and one 3,2. used each square on grid as one unit is that okay?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 30, 2011 #2
    Using the rectangles of the grid as one unit is ok. The y-axis coordinate is a little confusing.
     
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