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    For the system of particles described above, find the x coordinate xcm of the center of mass. Assume that the particle of mass M is at the origin and the positive x axis is directed to the right.
    Express your answer in terms of L.

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    The solution starts with defining the center of mass in terms of position vectors ri of mass mi, and mass mi.