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2. Calculate the moisture content on a wet and dry basis for the following waste. Why is there a difference and which number makes the most sense to you and why?

Component Moisture percent (wet basis) Percent by weight
Food 70 10
Paper 6 33
Cardboard 5 8
Plastic 2 5
Textile 10 4
Rubber 2 3
Yard waste 60 18
Metals 3 10
Misc. 6 9
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