Centre of Mass

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Centre of Mass

Every point of an object will experience a force due to gravity. Doing calculations, we must consider the overall effect of gravity acting at a single point. 

This is known as the centre of gravity or CENTRE OF MASS

Definition: The centre of mass of a body is that point at which the mass of the body may be thought to be concentrated

Uniform objects

If an object is


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