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Problem: Find the x coordinate x_cm of the center of mass of the system of particles shown in the figure.

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X-coordinate of the center of mass:

xcm=m1x1+m2x2+...+mnxnm1+m2+...+mn

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Find the x coordinate x_cm of the center of mass of the system of particles shown in the figure.


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