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Problem: Three balls with masses of 5 g, 1 g, and 6 g, respectively, are connected by massless rods. The balls are located as shown in the figure. What are the coordinates of the center of mass (in units of m)?

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Three balls with masses of 5 g, 1 g, and 6 g, respectively, are connected by massless rods. The balls are located as shown in the figure. What are the coordinates of the center of mass (in units of m)?

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