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50 Group Index (GI) =(F-35)[0.2 + 0.005(LL-40)] + 0.

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where F =Pereent Passing 0.075-mm sieve, LL =Liquid limit,
and PI = Plastieity Index.
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Figure 1-Group Index Chart

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