Question

4. (30 pts) A soil sample has a moist unit weight of 118 pcf, a moisture content of 24 percent,and soil particles with a specific gravity of 2.62. Answer the

following questions about this soil. a) (10 pts) What is the dry unit weight of the soil? b) (10 pts) What is the void ratio of this soil? c) (10 pts) Now assume that this material is saturated (ignore the moisture content information provided in the original question). What is the saturated unit weight of this soil?

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