N noman Oct 2017 2 0 Oct 13, 2017 #1 Hey guys, So far, I finished 1, 2, and 4. However, I am stuck with Q3. How do I solve it? I really have no idea where to start. It's just a wire bend to form a right triangle. Any help would be appreciated!

Hey guys, So far, I finished 1, 2, and 4. However, I am stuck with Q3. How do I solve it? I really have no idea where to start. It's just a wire bend to form a right triangle. Any help would be appreciated!

skeeter Aug 2008 113 35 Oct 13, 2017 #2 $M = \lambda(h + w + \sqrt{h^2+w^2})$ $x_c = \dfrac{\sum m_i x_i}{M} = \dfrac{\lambda\left[h\left(0\right) + w\left(\frac{w}{2}\right)+\sqrt{h^2+w^2} \left(\frac{w}{2}\right) \right]}{M}$ think you can figure out $y_c$ yourself? $z_c = 0$

$M = \lambda(h + w + \sqrt{h^2+w^2})$ $x_c = \dfrac{\sum m_i x_i}{M} = \dfrac{\lambda\left[h\left(0\right) + w\left(\frac{w}{2}\right)+\sqrt{h^2+w^2} \left(\frac{w}{2}\right) \right]}{M}$ think you can figure out $y_c$ yourself? $z_c = 0$