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Q. 15. A sample of fossilized wood has a carbon-14 decay rate of 6.00 disintegrations per minute per gram. Detemine the age of t

Q. 15. A sample of fossilized wood has a carbon-14 decay rate of 6.00 disintegrations
per minute per gram. Detemine the age of the sample. The decay rate of carbon-14
in fresh wood today is 13.6 counts per minute per gram and the decay constant of
carbon-14 is 3,84 x 10-12 per second.
(3)

Q. 15. A sample of fossilized wood has a carbon-14 decay rate of 6.00 disintegrations per minute per gram. Detemine the age of the sample. The decay rate of carbon-14 in fresh wood today is 13.6 counts per minute per gram and the decay constant of carbon-14 is 3,84 x 10-12 per second. (3)