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    How to Calculate Density of Soil

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    You dig a hole and put the soil in a large pail. The hole measures 12x13 inches wide and 10 inches deep. The soil in the pail weighs 80 pounds. What was the bulk density of the soil in g/cm^3 ?

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    For the calculation of density, units to be converted into cm & ...

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    The density of soil can be calculated provided mass and volume of the soil is known. This solution illustrates this and includes the necessary calculations.