Answer :

As we know that position of centre of mass is



Since the centre of mass of regular n-polygon lies in the geometrical centre.


And n-1 equal point masses each of mass m are placed at n-1 vertices of n polygon. Therefore, it’s centre of mass will be



where b = distance of n-1 masses from centre of mass




Negative sign indicates that is in direction opposite to


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