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 Jun 7th 2017, 06:20 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Jun 2017 Posts: 1 Finding centre of gravity using moments Can someone please answer Question 13, i do not understand how to approach it. Attached Thumbnails
 Jun 7th 2017, 07:17 AM #2 Senior Member     Join Date: Aug 2008 Posts: 113 Let $x$ = center of gravity distance from the front end $\displaystyle \sum \tau = 0$ $25x - [16(0.6)+9(2.1)] = 0$ solve for $x$

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