You fill a 5 gallon pail with backyard soil. Assuming a bulk density of 1.3 g/cm^3, what is the total soil weight?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 8:27 pm ad1c9bdddf
1.3 g/cm^3 = 1.3 g/ml
1 gal = 3.7854 liters
All we do now is set up a ...
The solution determines the total soil weight.
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