Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 9 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 163: 3


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The center of mass is not at the point where the two touch. Because both of their masses are toward the bottom of their shapes, the overall center of mass of the system will be slightly below the point at which the semi-spheres touch.
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