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The following results are from a shrinkage limit test:

Initial volume of soil in a saturated state = 30.0 cm3

Final volume of soil in a dry state =20.0 cm3

Initial mass in a saturated state = 55.0 g

Final mass in a dry state = 37.0 g

Which of the following answers is closest to the shrinkage limit of the soil?

5.62%

9.62%

16.62%

21.62%

26.62%

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