Center of Mass

Center of Mass

$$ \vec{x}_c = \frac{m_1 \vec{x}_1 + m_2 \vec{x}_2}{m_1 + m_2} = \frac{\sum m_i \vec{x}_i}{M} = \frac{\int x dM}{M} $$

where $M$ is the total mass.

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