Problem: Calculate the center of mass of the object below. Assume the mass is uniformly distributed.

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Consider the figure

Center of mass, 

C.M = [X=MaXCa+MbXCbMa+Mb, Y=MaYCa+MbYCbMa+Mb]

M = Aσ

Ma = (16-8)(6)σ = (48 cm2

Mb = (15)(8.0)σ = (120 cm2

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Calculate the center of mass of the object below. Assume the mass is uniformly distributed.