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For the three dumbbells shown below, the rod connecting them has a negligible mass and has a length of $d$. The spheres shown in Dumbbell 1 and Dumbbell 2 have a uniform density of $ \rho$ and the spheres in Dumbbell 3 have a density of $2\rho$.

For which dumbbell is the center of mass furthest to the left?

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Dumbbell 1


Dumbbell 2


Dumbbell 3


The location of the center of mass is the same for all three dumbbells.

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