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.