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Grace P.

asked • 03/27/17

Half life equation model

An organic sample from a Chinchorro mummy was found to contain 54.29% of the relative proportion of carbon-14 found in living matter and the atmosphere. Approximately how long before the carbon-14 measurements were made had the mummy been buried? (The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years.)

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Arturo O. answered • 03/27/17

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