# Finding center of gravity

1. Nov 16, 2008

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
i need to find the center of gravity of the attached shape

2. Relevant equations

i know that in order to find center of gravity i can use the equation $$\Sigma$$mixi$$/$$$$\Sigma$$mi but for the case it doesnt work becasue i dont have mass of this shape it just says that the mass is uniformly distributed

3. The attempt at a solution
I have no clue how to solve it

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2. Nov 16, 2008

### PhanthomJay

Find the centroid of the shape using areas instead of mass. When the mass is uniformly distributed, the results are the same. Or you could just assume a mass density of m per sq.cm, and the m's will cancel, right?