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One gram of a living plant containing Carbon14, decays at about 16 disintegrations per minute. It is found that one gram of a dead plant decays at 1 disintegration per minute. The halflife of Carbon14 is about 5500 years. Calculate the probable age of the plant.
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 4 months ago
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kym02 Group Title
Help! One gram of a living plant containing Carbon14, decays at about 16 disintegrations per minute. It is found that one gram of a dead plant decays at 1 disintegration per minute. The halflife of Carbon14 is about 5500 years. Calculate the probable age of the plant. Thank you.
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U see the activity has reduced.. !! from that can u calculate how much time has elapsed there is some connection between intial activity Ao and activity A after a time t, you know what that connectio is?
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Mashy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then you better study that expression madam its the most important thing about radioactivity!!
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