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`"Density" = mu_"density"("dry sand")`

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The **Density of Sand** utility returns the density of sand based on the condition of sand (wet/dry loose/packed).

**INSTRUCTIONS:**

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**SC**) Choose the condition of the sand (**dry loose sand, dry sand, dry packed sand, wet sand, packed wet sand**)

**Density of Sand (M):** The calculator returns the density of the sand in kilograms per cubic meter. However this can be automatically converted to other density units via the pull-down menu.

- Density of Sand
- Weight of Sand
- Price of Sand
- Price of Delivered Sand
- Compute the Volume of Material or Container based on Shape and Size
- Compute the Amount of Sand needed for a Rectangular Sandbox
- Compute the Amount of Sand needed for a Circular Sandbox
- Compute the Number of .5 ft³ Bags of sand needed based on a volume
- Compute the Price of Sand needed for a sandbox
- Compute the Weight of Sand

The density of sand is affected by whether the sand is packed (rammed) or loose, and whether it is wet or dry. When it is packed, the grains of sand are forced into tighter formation and more matter is in the volume. When the sand is wet, water is in the sand, also affecting the total matter in the volume. The mean density of the different conditions of sand are as follows:

- Loose Sand: 1442 kg/m
^{3}. This is dry sand that has been moved or otherwise agitated to loosen the natural packing process. - Dry Sand: 1602 kg/m
^{3}. This is sand in its natural undisturbed form where it has been partially packed by rain and gravity over time but is now dry - Packed Sand: 1682 kg/m
^{3}. This is sand that has been manually or mechanically packed (rammed) - Wet Sand: 1922 kg/m
^{3}. This is sand that has been standing in a natural setting and naturally compressed that is now wet. - Wet Packed Sand: 2082 kg/m
^{3}. This is packed sand that is also nearly saturated with water.