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Find the x- and y-coordinates of the center of mass of the flat triangular plate of height H = 87.8 cm and base B = 50.7 cm shown in the figure.
x =
y =

I have tried this problem a multitude of times and I cannot seem to get this right, Please help!

I have used the equation Xcm = 1/m (integral sign) xdm

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  1. Without the figure or a good description of it, we can't help you.

    Coordinates of the center of mass depend how the triangle is oriented in the coordinate system. They also depend upon whether the triangle is isosceles or scalene

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