The width of a square footing and the diameter of a circular footing are equal. If both the footings are placed on the surface of sandy soil, the ratio of the ultimate bearing capacity of circular footing to that of square footing will be

(A) $4 / 3$

(B) 1

(C) $3 / 4$

(D) $2 / 3$

The width of a square footing and the diameter of a circular footing are equal. If both the footings are placed on the surface of sandy soil, the ratio of the ultimate bearing capacity of circular footing to that of square footing will be

(A) $4 / 3$

(B) 1

(C) $3 / 4$

(D) $2 / 3$

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