The center of mass of an object is the geometric center of the object that acts as the center of gravity.^{[1]} For 2-dimensional objects, this is the point on which the object will balance if placed on a pin. For 3-dimensional objects, this is point that acts a the center of gravity for the object.
The center of mass of a sphere is the center of the sphere. The center of mass of a triangle is the centroid of the triangle.
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