(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the x- and y-coordinates of the center of gravity of a 4.00 ft by 8.00 ft uniform sheet of plywood with the upper right quadrant removed as shown in the figure below. The dimensions of the cutout are a = 3.50 ft and b = 2.10 ft.

3. The attempt at a solution

I made 2 squares out of this.

The left square: 4.5 x 4 having a center point of (2.25, 2).

The right square: 3.5 x 1.9 having a center point of (1.75, .95)

I then subtracted these coordinates (2.25, 2) - (1.75, .95) = (.5, 1.05)

This is wrong.

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# Homework Help: Finding center of gravity with a cut out

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