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Question: A proposed embankment fill requires 8000 m3


A proposed embankment fill requires 8000 m3 of compacted soil. The void ratio of the compacted fill is specified as 0.7. Four borrow pits are available as described in the following table, which lists the respective void ratios of the soil and the cost per cubic meter for moving the soil to the proposed construction site. Make the necessary calculation to select the pit from which the soil should be brought to minimize the cost. Assume Gs to be the same at all pits.




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