Mass is a measure of the amount of matter in a substance.
The x-coordinate of the center of mass is given as:
Y-coordinate of the center of mass:
True or False: There must be equal amounts of mass on both sides of the center of mass of an object? (Hint: Thinking about a situation involving point masses will help you answer this question) and Why is this so?
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