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Asked Feb 5, 2020

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Step 1

Given data:

Moist weight of soil (W_{wet}) = 330 lb

Total volume of Soil (V) = 3.0 ft^{3}

Moisture content of soil or water content of the soil (w) = 27%

Specific gravity of the soil (G_{s}) = 2.72

Step 2

Calculate bulk unit weight of the soil:

Step 3

Calculate the void ratio of the soil:

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