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Determine when a solid shape produced by gluing a cylinder of height H and radius R to a hemisphere of radius R made from the same material will be in a stable equilibrium standing on its top.

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This job examines equilibrium status. The expert calculates the center mass at which a system is in equilibrium.

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The solid is in stable equilibrium if the following condition is satisfied:

Place the solid so that it lies along the length of the cylinder portion (the hemisphere ...

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