Three point masses are located in an x,y plane as follows:
M1= 7 kg, at (x1, y1)= (5, 6);
M2= 8 kg, at (x2, y2)= (-4, 6); and
M3= 9 kg, at (x3, y3)= (3, -2).
Find the coordinates (xcm, ycm) of the c.m. of the system.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
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