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**[SOLVED] Need to find center of mass of a rod**

## Homework Statement

Where is the center of mass of a uniform, L-shaped iron rod of sides X = 0.8 m and Y = 0.5 m, respectively? Take the corner to be at (x,y) = (0,0), with the X and Y sides along those axes, respectively. (Assume that the rod is so narrow that the dimensions of the outer bend are the same as those of the inner bend of the L.)

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

i don't know if this involves integration, but it doesn't look like it, i think that xcm = 1/length total * ( (.8)(0) +(.8)(.8), but it does not work out