Mechanics Homework 20-1 1041 - Centroid of Area under a Parabola Name_______________
Mr. HaynesDate_______________

Problem 20-1 Determine the coordinates of the centroid of the parabolic spandrel bounded by the function \(y(x) = b + kx^2\), and the positive \(x\) and \(y\) axes in terms of constants a and b.

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\(\bar{x} = \frac{3}{8} a \qquad \bar{y} = \frac{2}{5} b\)