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    Hello, just a small question, to lower the centre of mass do you need to add more weight to it, like if you add more weight to a container you lower the centre of mass?

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    It depends where you add the weight to. To lower the centre of mass you need to either redistribute the weight and move some of it lower down or add more mass to the bottom of the object
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    The centre of mass is where the weight "on average" is. So by removing mass from the top you can lower the centre of mass. By adding mass to the bottom you also lower hte centre of mass.
 
 
 
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