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Dido525
 2 years ago
Find the centroid of the area:
Dido525
 2 years ago
Find the centroid of the area:

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Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 5/9 as my answer which isn't right...

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, 5/9 is way too big. Do you only need xbar and not ybar?

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So apparently the correct answer is 0.278 but I dont see how...

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this what you started with? \[\huge xbar=\frac{\int x^{5/4} dx}{\int x^{1/4} dx} \]

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The limits of integration are from 0 to 1 I believe.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hmm, seems to be something missing..

Dido525
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well the curve on the top is technically y=1.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you need to switch x and y to find xbar and ybar. i.e. for xbar it is integral of y dA, and for ybar it is integral of x dA.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0See here for more info: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/CalcII/CenterOfMass.aspx
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