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#### A fossil contains 4% of the carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. estimate its age. Use 5700 years for the half-life of carbon-14.

A fossil contains 4% of the carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. estimate its age. Use 5700 years for the half-life of carbon-14.

Carbon Dating

10/31/16

#### half life, died about x years ago

the half-life of carbon-14 is 5600 years. If a piece of charcoal made from the wood of a tree shows only 7373?% of the? carbon-14 expected in living? matter, when did the tree? die?

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