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Need someone to check my work: Finding the exact coordinates of the centroid

  1. Mar 16, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data[/b]
    Sketch the region bounded by the curves, and visually estimate the location of the centroid. Then find the exact coordinates of the centroid:


    2. Relevant equations
    I don't have the answer for this problem to check my work.


    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Mar 17, 2009 #2

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    For [itex]\overline{x}[/itex], I would suggest that leaving the answer as 1/ln(2) would be preferable to "1.44".

    For [itex]\overline{y}[/itex], (1/2)2 seems to mysteriously become (1/2).
     
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