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Table 2 Comparison of moisture content by 'Tin' and 'Bag' methods.


Sample A Sample B Sample C

Tin Specimen 128.4 %38.5 % 47.3 %

Tin Specimen 228.7 %38.3 % 47.6 %

Tin Specimen 328.6 %38.2 %48.1 %

Average Tin mc 28.6 % 38.3 % 47.7 %

Bag Specimen 128.5 %38.7 %47.8 %

Bag Specimen 228.6 %37.4 %47.9 %

Bag Specimen 328.3 %38.4 %48.1 %

Average Bag mc 28.5 % 38.2 % 47.9 %

Figure 3: Change in moisture content of soil samples after storing in sealed polythene container and lightweight bag

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