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Posted by ronny on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 8:22pm.

100g of bone contain ratio of 14C and 12C. 6.8% 14C is present in the living tissue, how old was the skeleton? [for 14C, half-life is 5.73x10^3 years]

please help me choose an equation for this type of question.

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