Explore BrainMass

Finding the centroid of a 2D shape.

Find the centroid of a two dimensional shape that is formed by the intersection of the lines:

y = x-3


y = x^2


Solution Preview

<br>note: the evaluation of the different integrals require usage of "ugly" numbers such as (1+sqrt(13))/2 with different ...

Solution Summary

The solution shows how to evaluate the center of mass of a two dimensional shape using the standard integrals. Once integration limits are established, the solution demonstrates how to evaluate the different integrals.