Finding coordinates of the centroid

  1. Sketch the region bounded by the curves and visually estimate the location of the centroid. Then find the exact coordinates of the centroid.

    y=1/x, y=0, x=1, x=2
     
  2. jcsd
  3. robphy

    robphy 4,203
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    (show more work)

    what's your definition of the centroid?
     
  4. I am thinking it is the center of mass.
     
  5. radou

    radou 3,217
    Homework Helper

    As robphy said, start with a definition.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share a link to this question via email, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook