Posted by **ann** on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 11:10pm.

To balance a 40.8-kg automobile tire and wheel, a mechanic must place a 41.7-g lead weight 25.0 cm from the center of the wheel. When the wheel is balanced, its center of mass is exactly at the center of the wheel. How far from the center of the wheel was its center of mass before the lead weight was added?

- physics -
**drwls**, Friday, December 3, 2010 at 12:04am
Call the unknown distance x.

x*40.8 kg = 0.00417 kg*25 cm

Solve for x in units of centimeters

- physics -
**Albert.**, Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 6:30pm
**41.7g = 0.0417kg

not, 0.00417 =)

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics - To balance a 29.8 kg automobile tire and wheel, a mechanic must place...
- Physics - A 1550 kg automobile has a wheel base (the distance between the axles...
- Physics - A 1480 kg automobile has a wheel base (the distance between the axles...
- A physics question - I was researching amusement park rides for a recent project...
- Physics - an automobile tire has a radius of 0.350M, and its center forward with...
- Physics - A bullet with a mass m = 4:83 g and initial speed of 330 m/s passes ...
- physics - In the figure below, a constant horizontal force Fapp of magnitude 17 ...
- physics - A wheel rotates without friction about a stationary horizontal axis at...
- math - a car's wheel turns at 200 rpm. the radius of each wheel is 1.3 ft. to ...
- physics - The moment of inertia of a 0.98 kg bicycle wheel rotating about its ...

More Related Questions