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# Is the ratio by weight or by volume in mortar mix?

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### What is the masonry mortar mix ratio for type N mortar?

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### What does it mean by mix ratio?

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### How do you figure out the number of cups in a bag of mortar mix?

Depends on the size of the bag of mortar mix

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It depends on what you are mixing for. The ratio would vary for specific applications.

### Why does white mortar joints in glass block look gray not white?

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