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10/16/2017 1 Center of Mass and Linear Momentum Dr. DiFabio Physics 201 Lecture University of Louisiana at Lafayette Halliday, Resnick, and Walker (Chapter 9) Center of Mass “The center of mass of a system of particles is the point that moves as though (1) all of the system’s mass were concentrated there and (2) all external forces were applied there” (Module 9 -1).
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