Q. 7

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

The three masses shown in FIGURE EX12.7 are connected by massless, rigid rods. What are the coordinates of the center of mass?

The coordinates of the center of mass are

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 - xoordinate of center of mass is

The y- coordinate of center of mass is

Therefore, the coordinates of the center of mass are

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