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February 17th, 2013, 04:10 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2012 Posts: 111 Thanks: 0  Finding mass with two sides with constant density
Hi, do for this problem do I do this: integrate 5x2x from 0 to 3? 
February 17th, 2013, 05:31 PM  #2 
Member Joined: Jan 2013 Posts: 93 Thanks: 0  Re: Finding mass with two sides with constant density
You don’t 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. 
February 17th, 2013, 05:49 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Mar 2012 Posts: 111 Thanks: 0  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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