Q. 6

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

The three masses shown in FIGURE EX12.6 are connected by massless, rigid rods. What are the coordinates of the center of mass?

The position of the center of mass is

Let us assume that the mass be at origin.

The co-ordinates of ball A is

The co-ordinates of ball B is

The co-ordinates of ball C is

The x-coordinate of center of mass is,

The Y-coordinate of center of mass is,

Therefore, the position of the center of mass is .

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