anonymous 3 years ago Find the centroid of the area:

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3. anonymous

I got 5/9 as my answer which isn't right...

4. anonymous

Yeah, 5/9 is way too big. Do you only need x-bar and not y-bar?

5. anonymous

Only x bar.

6. anonymous

So apparently the correct answer is 0.278 but I dont see how...

7. anonymous

Is this what you started with? $\huge x-bar=\frac{\int x^{5/4} dx}{\int x^{1/4} dx}$

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Yep.

9. anonymous

The limits of integration are from 0 to 1 I believe.

10. anonymous

Hmm, seems to be something missing..

11. anonymous

Well the curve on the top is technically y=1.

12. anonymous

I think you need to switch x and y to find x-bar and y-bar. i.e. for x-bar it is integral of y dA, and for y-bar it is integral of x dA.

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