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Distance of atoms

  1. Oct 22, 2008 #1
    The distance between a carbon atom (m = 12.0u) and an oxygen atom (m = 16.0u) in the CO molecule is 1.13×10-10 m. How far from the carbon atom is the center of mass of the molecule?
     
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  3. Oct 22, 2008 #2

    Hootenanny

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    The Homework template is there for a reason, please use it.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2008 #3
    i dont know how to begin that problem.... can anyone helps me?....
     
  5. Oct 23, 2008 #4

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    Perhaps you could read your notes or textbook?
     
  6. Oct 23, 2008 #5
    that exerccise is not in my book...
     
  7. Oct 23, 2008 #6

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    How do you find the center of mass then?

    Or if you don't know how, then what is the center of mass?
     
  8. Oct 23, 2008 #7
    i really dont knwo too much.. i dont understand my physics profesor....
     
  9. Oct 23, 2008 #8

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