Question of the Week

The following preliminary concrete mix has been designed assuming that the aggregates are in oven-dry condition.
         Water =305 lb/yd3
         Cement = 693 lb/yd3
         Coarse aggregate (SSD) = 1,674 lb/yd3
         Fine aggregate (SSD) = 1,100 lb/yd3
The Properties of the aggregates are:

The amount of water (lb/yd3) that would be used in the final mix is most nearly:

The correct answer is B (222)

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