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February 17th, 2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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Finding mass with two sides with constant density

Hi, do for this problem do I do this:

integrate 5x-2x from 0 to 3?


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February 17th, 2013, 05:31 PM   #2
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Re: Finding mass with two sides with constant density

You donít need to integrate. Calculate the mass of the left and right halves separately and add.

The mass of the left half is . Find the mass of the right half similarly.
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February 17th, 2013, 05:49 PM   #3
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Re: Finding mass with two sides with constant density

omg, i spent a long time trying to integrate this thing lol. thanks for explaining.
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