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A compacted sample of soil with a bulk unit weight of 19.6 kN/m3 has a water content of 15%. What are its dry unit weight, degree of saturation and air content? Assume specific gravity of particles as 2.65. If the sample is allowed to get fully saturated, without an increase in its volume, what would be its saturated unit weight?

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