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from this graph How much nitrogen14 will be produced from a 200g sample of carbon14 after 17,190 years?
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from this graph How much nitrogen14 will be produced from a 200g sample of carbon14 after 17,190 years?
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
how many half lifes is that?
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am still reading these half lifes in book so confused
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
3 half lifes meaning there will be an 8th of the atoms left, can you go from mass to atoms?
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I just got that as you did
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
No i would calculate the atoms total and then divide them by 3/4 and those would be the ones that are N
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm sorry I just don't understand with the 200 gram sample
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
do you know how to go from mass>moles>atoms?
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have done it before but would have to go back into book to reread again
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
\[200g(\frac{1 mole c}{12.01g c})\frac{6.022x10^23 c atom}{1 mole c})\] that will get you atoms,
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Does that look like anything you have ever done?
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
1.00x10^25 is the total (I think i'm using a jankie calculator) now just multiply that number by .875 and that will be the number of nitrogen
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
zbay thank you I guess some people just don't understand that it just doesn't click for me. Another guy was very mean like I am some dumbass.
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No chemistry is a ball buster, it takes a lot of practice and everything builds on previous knowledge. If you keep pluging away at it i'm sure you will get a handle on this subject. Good luck and keep asking questions!
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creekrat48Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in 3 halflifes, 200g carbon14 will decay to 1005025g, so taking that carbon14 decays to nitrogen14, 175 g is produced or using the halflife formula, amount of nitrogen14 produced = 200  200*0.5^(17190/5730) = 175 g
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zbayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Thats a much easier way to do it, It can be calculated the way i explained it sorry if i added to the confusion
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