Statics and Friction 02

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Homework Statement



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The Attempt at a Solution



Why does the bar y have a factor of 0.5 for the forumla of area centroid?

Thank you very much!
 

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Am I right that the + is actually an devided by?

[tex] \bar{y}=\frac{1}{A} \int y\ dx dy = \frac{1}{A} \int 0.5\ y^2\ dx[/tex]

Is that ok?
 
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cepheid
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Those are not plus signs. They are in fact, this symbol here:

[tex] \div [/tex]​

So you are right.
 

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