The position vector of the center of mass of a triangle is ##\frac{1}{3}(\mathbf{a}+\mathbf{b}+\mathbf{c})##.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Is the position vector of the center of mass of a planar four-sided figure ABCD ##\frac{1}{4}(\mathbf{a}+\mathbf{b}+\mathbf{c}+\mathbf{d})##? Does this generalise to n-sided figure?

How about a 3D figure ABCD in the form of an arbitrary triangular pyramid (whose faces need not be equilateral)? Is the center of mass also ##\frac{1}{4}(\mathbf{a}+\mathbf{b}+\mathbf{c}+\mathbf{d})##? Does this generalise to n-dimensonal figure?

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# I General formula for centre of mass of polygons

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