What is the equation to find the velocity of the center of mass?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

since...

[tex]x_{CofM}=\frac{m_1x_1+m_2x_2}{M_{total}}[/tex]

then...

[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{d(m_1x_1+m_2x_2)}{dt(M_{total})}[/tex]

this means...

if p=momentum

[tex]v_{CofM}=\frac{p}{M_{total}}[/tex]

is this correct?

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# Homework Help: Equation for velocity of center of mass

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