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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Andy on Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 4:36pm.

Could someone help explain this problem to me . . .
Carbon 14 has a half-life of 5700 year, scientist use this fact to determine the age of things made of organic material. Suppose the average page of a book containing aprox. 0.5mg of Carbon 14 is put into a time capsule how much carbon 14 will each page contain after each of the following number of years. A. 5,700 B. 11,400 C. 22,800 D. 34,200

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