## How to calculate the dry density and void ratio, Civil Engineering

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A moist soil sample compacted into a mould of 1000 cm3 capacity and weight 35 N, weighs 53.5 N with the mould. A representative sample of soil taken from it has an initial weight of 0.187 N and even dry weight of 0.1691 N.

State (a) water content, (b) wet density, (c) dry density, (d) void ratio and (e) degree of saturation of sample.

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