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Coarse Aggregate: Definition & Density

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Which of the following is NOT a type of coarse aggregate?

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1. What is the density of a coarse aggregate sample with a specific gravity of 2.5 in pcf (pounds per cubic foot)? Assume water has a density of 62.4 pcf.

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of density that describes coarse aggregate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet quickly and efficiently tests what you know about coarse aggregates. Answer questions about what these are and how they are classified by density.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll assess your knowledge of:

  • Different types of coarse aggregates
  • Density of coarse aggregates
  • The procedure used to calculate the weight of coarse aggregates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the size restrictions of coarse aggregates
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of specific gravity as it relates to coarse aggregates
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding some of the types of coarse aggregates

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this type of material, read the lesson titled Coarse Aggregate: Definition & Density. This lesson will help you understand:

  • Common uses for coarse aggregates
  • Bulk density
  • Lower limits of coarse aggregates
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