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Intro to Center of Mass

Q. The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98×1024 kg and 7.35×1022 kg , respectively, and their centers are separated by 3.84×108 m. Where is the CM o...

Solved • Nov 12, 2018

Intro to Center of Mass

Q. 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.

Solved • Oct 24, 2018

Intro to Center of Mass

Q. A croquet mallet balances when suspended from its center of mass, as shown in the figure(above). If you cut the mallet in two at its center of mass...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

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Q. A projectile fired into the air suddenly explodes into several fragments. What can be said about the motion of the center of mass of the system mad...

Solved • May 17, 2017

Intro to Center of Mass

Q. 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 ...

Solved • Apr 3, 2017

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Q. A meter stick can be balanced by placing a support at the 50.0-cm mark. If a mass of 50.0 g is attached to the stick at the 90.0-cm mark, the stick...

Solved • Mar 6, 2017

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Q. Two metal spheres are connected by a light, 15 cm rod. One sphere has a density of 1500 kg/m3 and a radius of 10 cm, the other has a density of 220...

Solved • Feb 28, 2017

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Q. Where is the center of mass of the Earth – Sun system located? A) Just outside the surface of the Sun. B) Halfway between the Earth and Sun. C) ...

Solved • Dec 22, 2016