Three masses are placed on the x-axis: \(300\) g at the origin, \(500\) g at \(x =40\) cm, and \(400\) g at \(x=70\) cm. The distance of the center of mass from the origin is:

1. \(40\) cm 2. \(45\) cm
3. \(50\) cm 4. \(30\) cm
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The coordinates of the position of masses \(m_1=7\) gm, \(m_2=4\) gm, \(m_3=10\) gm are \(\vec r_1=(\hat i+5\hat j-3\hat k),\) \(\vec r_2=(2\hat i+5\hat j+7\hat k),\) \(\vec r_3=(3\hat i+3\hat j-\hat k)\) respectively in cm. The position of the centre of mass of the system would be:
1. \(\left(-\frac{15}{7}, \frac{85}{17}, \frac{1}{7}\right) \mathrm{cm}\)
2. \(\left(\frac{15}{7},-\frac{85}{17}, \frac{1}{7}\right) \mathrm{cm}\)
3. \(\left(\frac{15}{7}, \frac{85}{21},-\frac{1}{7}\right) \mathrm{cm}\)
4. \(\left(\frac{15}{7}, \frac{85}{21}, \frac{7}{3}\right) \mathrm{cm}\)
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A uniform square plate ABCD has a mass of 10 kg. If two point masses of 5 kg each are placed at the corners C and D as shown in the adjoining figure, then the centre of mass shifts to the mid-point of:
          
1. OH

2. DH

3. OG

4. OF 

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The mass per unit length of a non-uniform rod of length L is given by μ=λx2 where λ is a constant and x is the distance from one end of the rod. The distance between the centre of mass of the rod and this end is:

1. L2

2. L4

3. 3L4

4. L3

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The centre of the mass of 3 particles, 10 kg, 20 kg, and 30 kg, is at (0, 0, 0). Where should a particle with a mass of 40 kg be placed so that its combined centre of mass is (3, 3, 3)?
1. (0, 0, 0)
2. (7.5, 7.5, 7.5)
3. (1, 2, 3)
4. (4, 4, 4)

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Two particles of mass, 2 kg and 4 kg, are projected from the top of a tower simultaneously, such that 2 kg of mass is projected with a speed 20 m/s at an angle 30° above horizontal and 4 kg is projected at 40 m/s horizontally. The acceleration of the centre of mass of the system of two particles will be:

1.  g2

2. g4

3.  g

4.  2g

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Five uniform circular plates, each of diameter D and mass m, are laid out as shown in the figure. Using the origin shown, the y co–ordinate of the centre of mass of the five–plate system will be:

Five uniform circular plates, each of diameter b and mass m, are placed  together to form a pattern as shown in the figure. Find the y coordinate of  the centre of mass

1. 2D/5  2. 4D/5 
3. D/3  4. D/5
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A man of 50 kg mass is standing in a gravity free space at a height of 10 m above the floor. He throws a stone of 0.5 kg mass downwards with a speed of 2 ms-1. When the stone reaches the floor, the distance of the man above the floor will be: 

1. 9.9 m 2. 10.1 m
3. 10 m 4. 20 m
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At t = 0, the positions of the two blocks are shown. There is no external force acting on the system. Find the coordinates of the center of mass of the system at t = 3 seconds:
   

1. (1, 0) 2. (3, 0)
3. (4.5, 0) 4. (2.25, 0)
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A bomb is projected from the ground at a horizontal range of R. If the bomb explodes mid-air, then the range of its centre of mass is:

1.  R2

2.  R

3.  2R

4.  2R3

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