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If the final water content is 30% and specific gravity is 2.65 for a soil sample, then its final void ratio is _________

(a) 0.900

(b) 0.795

(c) 0.667

(d) 0.549

The question was posed to me in an online interview.

This intriguing question originated from Consolidation Problems in chapter One Dimensional Consolidation of Geotechnical Engineering I

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The correct option is (b) 0.795

Easy explanation: Wf=30%=0.30




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