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Problem: A uniform piece of sheet metal is shaped as shown in the figure. Compute the x and y coordinates of the center of mass of the piece.

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A uniform piece of sheet metal is shaped as shown in the figure. Compute the x and y coordinates of the center of mass of the piece.

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