Center of mass

The Center of Mass

Use the following applet to 1. identify how to determine a center of mass of three objects being put in a linear or straight position. 2. identify how to determine a center of mass of three objects being put in two-dimensional system
center of mass

The Center of Mass of a Linear System

How do we calculate the center of mass of objects put in a linear (one-dimensional) system?

Center of Mass in a Two-Dimensional System

How do we calculate the center of mass of objects put in a two-dimensional system?