# Chapter 7 - Linear Momentum - Problems: 51

2.62 m.

#### Work Step by Step

Use equation 7-9a. Find the CM relative to the front of the car. $$x_{CM}=\frac{(1250 kg) (2.40m) +2(65.0kg)(2.80m) +3(65.0kg)(3.90m)}{1575 kg}=2.62m$$

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