A thin 6.0 kg wheel of radius 30 cm is weighted to one side by a 2.0 kg weight, small in size, placed 24 cm from the center of the wheel.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Calculate the position of the center of mass of the weighted wheel.

Here's what I have so far.

I set the origin as the center of the wheel.

Center of Mass = (6kg*0m)+(2kg*.24m)/8kg = 0.06m away from the center.

Is that correct?

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