What is the degree of consolidation, Civil Engineering

A saturated clay specimen is subjected to a pressure of 240 kN/m2. After the lapse of a time, it is determined that the pore pressure in the specimen is 72 kN/m2.

 What is the degree of consolidation ? 

 

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