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Finding the Center of Mass

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Here is the problem:

Find the center of mass of the region bounded by the parabola y = 8 -2x^2 and the x-axis

a) if the density lambda is constant


b) if the density lambda = 3y


Solution Summary

This shows how to find the center of mass of a region with two different density lambdas.