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Sat March 29, 2014 By: Suyog Gadhave

A similar question I encountered and unable to find the answer.

 

Ques : A uniform solid cone of  height 40 cm is shown in figure. The distance of centre of mass of the cone from point B(centre of the base) is?

(a) 20 cm   (b) 10/3 cm  (c) 20/3 cm   (d) 10 cm

Expert Reply
Mon March 31, 2014
The distance of centre of mass C of a solid cone from the centre of the base is given as h/4.
 
Hence,
Distance between C and B = h/4 = 40/4 = 10 cm
 
Option (d) 10 cm is corect.
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