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Calculate the mass $m$ needed in order to suspend the leg shown in Fig. 9–47. Assume the leg (with cast) has a mass of 15.0 kg, and its CG is 35.0 cm from the hip joint; the cord holding the sling is 78.0 cm from the hip joint.

Problem 2.

Figure 9-47.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$6.73\textrm{ kg}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 2


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