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Posted by David Gia on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 12:00am.

A 67 kg astronaut (Jeff), an 88 kg astronaut (Brett) and a 17 kg rock are tied together by a light rope during a space walk. The distance between Jeff and the rock is 5.0 m, the distance between Brett and the rock is 2.0 m.
Find the position of the centre of mass of the system (measured from Jeff).

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