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anonymous
 one year ago
A paleontologist measures the ratio of carbon14 to carbon12 in a fossil skull found at a site. What technique is he using and for what purpose?
A. using alpha emission to determine the structure of the skull
B. using radioactive decay to determine the structure of the skull
C. using gamma emissions to date the skull
D. using radioactive decay to date the skull
anonymous
 one year ago
A paleontologist measures the ratio of carbon14 to carbon12 in a fossil skull found at a site. What technique is he using and for what purpose? A. using alpha emission to determine the structure of the skull B. using radioactive decay to determine the structure of the skull C. using gamma emissions to date the skull D. using radioactive decay to date the skull

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Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'm pondering...

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it is option , since the decay equation is used. Here is that equation: \[N\left( t \right) = {N_0}{e^{  \lambda t}}\] where \lambda is the decay constant

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and N is the number of C14 isotopes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, which option did you say it was? :/

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the letter did not show :P

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oops.. it is option D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh okie:) i see now! thank you!!:D
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