Problem: A. Find the coordinates of the center of mass. Find the x-coordinate. Find the y-coordinate.B. Find the moment of inertia about a diagonal axis that passes through masses B and D.

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X-coordinate of the center of mass:

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

Y-coordinate of the center of mass:

Ycm=m1y1+m2y2+...+mnynm1+m2+...+mn

Moment of inertia:

I=Σmr2

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A. Find the coordinates of the center of mass. Find the x-coordinate. Find the y-coordinate.

B. Find the moment of inertia about a diagonal axis that passes through masses B and D.

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