Solution: Find the location of the centroid of the composite area

(Last Updated On: December 20, 2017)

Find the location of the centroid of the composite area

Problem Statement:

Find the location of the centroid of the composite area consisting of a 10-inch square surmounted by a semi-circle. The centroid of a semicircle is located 4r/3π above the base (diameter) of the semi-circle of radius r.

  • A. 6.0 inches from the bottom
  • B. 6.2 inches from the bottom
  • C. 6.4 inches from the bottom
  • D. 7.0 inches from the bottom

Problem Answer:

The location of the centroid of the composite area is 7.0 inches from the bottom.

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Solution: Find the location of the centroid of the composite area

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