x-coordinate of the center of mass;
Similarly, y-coordinate of the center of mass:
Moment of inertia:
Coordinates of the 200g mass is:
x-coordinate = 12/2 = 6 cm
y-coordinate = sqrt (102 - 62) = 8 cm.
The three masses shown in the figure(Figure 1) are connected by massless, rigid rods.
Part A:Find the coordinates of the center of mass. Find the x-coordinate.
Part B: Find the y-coordinate.
Part C:Find the moment of inertia about an axis that passes through mass A and is perpendicular to the page.
Part D: Find the moment of inertia about an axis that passes through masses B and C.
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