Physics Chapter 10

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  1. point at the center of an object's mass distribution, where all its mass can be considered to be concentrated.
    For everyday conditions, it is the same as the center of gravity
    center of mass
  2. point at the center of an object's weight distribution, where the force of gravity can be considered to act
    center of gravity
  3. the state of an object balanced so that any small movement neither raises nor lowers its center of gravity
    neutral equilibrium
  4. the state of an object balanced so that any small displacement or rotation raises its center of gravity
    stable equilibrium
  5. the state of an object balanced so that any small displacement or rotation lowers its center of gravity
    unstable equilibrium
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Physics Chapter 10
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Center of Gravity
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