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bennyG19, February 4, 2012 in Civil Engineering PE Exam
You have to raise the moisture content from 9% (initial) to 14% (optimum moisture content)... that is, raise the moisture content by 5%.
i'm an idiot
Just make sure you focus VERY carefully on the units... and you'll usually get to the right answer.
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
This quote should physically be etched into stone...
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