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Where does the 0.05 come from?


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#1 bennyG19

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 03:17 PM

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#2 IlPadrino

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 05:10 PM

You have to raise the moisture content from 9% (initial) to 14% (optimum moisture content)... that is, raise the moisture content by 5%.

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 05:32 PM

i'm an idiot

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 08:08 PM

Just make sure you focus VERY carefully on the units... and you'll usually get to the right answer.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:31 PM

0.05 is the difference between the optimum moisture content (14%) and the moisture content of the soil upon arrival to the site (9%).

EDIT: Someone beat me to it :)

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:39 PM

Just make sure you focus VERY carefully on the units... and you'll usually get to the right answer.


This quote should physically be etched into stone... :)

Edited by dastuff, 07 February 2012 - 06:40 PM.

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