MATH101 April 2007
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Question 02 (d)
Let R be the region under the curve and above the x-axis, for . Find the x-coordinate of the centroid (centre of mass) of R.
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The x coordinate of the centroid is computed using the formulas
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First we compute the area.
Next, to compute the x-coordinate, we want to compute
To do this, we use integration by parts. Let
completing the question.
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