# A given cohesionless soil has $e_{\max }=0.85$ and $e_{\min }=0.50 .$ In the field, the soil is compacted to a mass density of $1800 \mathrm{~kg} / \mathrm{m}^{3}$ at a water content of $8 \% .$ Take the mass density of water as $1000 \mathrm{~kg} / \mathrm{m}^{3}$ and $G_{s}$ as $2.7 .$ The relative density (in $\left.\%\right)$ of the soil is (A) 56.43 (B) 60.25 (C) 62.87 (D) 65.71

## Question ID - 155993 :- A given cohesionless soil has $e_{\max }=0.85$ and $e_{\min }=0.50 .$ In the field, the soil is compacted to a mass density of $1800 \mathrm{~kg} / \mathrm{m}^{3}$ at a water content of $8 \% .$ Take the mass density of water as $1000 \mathrm{~kg} / \mathrm{m}^{3}$ and $G_{s}$ as $2.7 .$ The relative density (in $\left.\%\right)$ of the soil is (A) 56.43 (B) 60.25 (C) 62.87 (D) 65.71

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