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Homework Help: Centroid Help

  1. Oct 17, 2014 #1
    Find the centroid of the region bounded by y = 1.5x2 − 14x + 23.5, and xy = 8. You should enter the coordinates of your answer either as decimals or fractions. Your answer must be accurate to within 0.001.

    I got a wrong answer of (7/3, 59/52), I'm having problems plugging in the numbers. Any help would be appreciated.

    Mod note: Warning issued because now work was shown and the template was not used.
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  3. Oct 17, 2014 #2


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    You should use the HW template and post questions like these in the appropriate HW forum.

    If you still want help, please show your work.
  4. Oct 17, 2014 #3


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    Start by plotting the curves. The picture would show you that your first answer was not even in the region enclosed.
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