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Table 1: Moisture content calculation

Mass of bag and wet soil 52.31g (1)

Mass of bag and dry soil 40.96g (2)

Mass of bag 0.86g(3)

Mass of water (1)-(2) 11.35g(4)

Mass of dry soil (2)-(3) 40.10g (5)

Moisture content (4) x 100% 28.3 % (5)

Figure 1: Moisture content sample placed directly into a polymer bag, then sealed.

Figure 2: Sealed sample weighed on portable electronic scales as soon as practicable to obtain wet mass of soil.

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