Particle A is at the origin and has a mass of 32.2 g. Particle B has a mass of 10.0 g. Where must particle B be located if the coordinates of the center of mass are (x, y) = (2.0 cm, 5.5 cm)?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(M1 x 1)+(M2 x2) / M1+M2

I have worked this out so many times and continue to get the wrong answer. Heres what I have:

solving for Xb =

(32.2 x 0) + (10.0 x 2.0) / 32.2 + 10.0 = 2.57 cm can anyone help me, I dont know if Im setting up the equation wrong or if my calculations are just wrong but the answers keeps getting denied online.

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# Homework Help: (M1 x 1)+(M2 x2) / M1+M2

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