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baldymcgee6
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Scientists discover a fossil that contains 74% as much radioactive carbon, 14C, as does a living mammal. Assuming the halflife of 14
C to be about 5730 years, write the ODE representing the decay of carbon in the specimen and estimate its age.
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Scientists discover a fossil that contains 74% as much radioactive carbon, 14C, as does a living mammal. Assuming the halflife of 14 C to be about 5730 years, write the ODE representing the decay of carbon in the specimen and estimate its age.
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
whats ODE
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ordinary differential equation
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{ \delta fc }{ \delta t }=\frac{ \ln(2) }{ halflife }fc\]
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
where fc is the concentration of C14
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right, I know the formula for halflife but i don't know how to get the ODE
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thats the ODE
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you want the process to get there?
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes please
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Im too tired to explain how i got there, its a little bit complicated... srry mate
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baldymcgee6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Alright, thanks anyways.
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levinelevine Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but do u know how to solve that?
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