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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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 10 months ago
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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Mashy
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1U 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?

Mashy
 10 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Then you better study that expression madam its the most important thing about radioactivity!!
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