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Posted by **Brittany** on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:39pm.

From this information, could this picture have been painted by this artist?

Approximately how old is the painting?

- Calculus -
**bobpursley**, Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 9:16pm.965= (1/2)^(t/5730)

take the ln of each side

ln(.965)=t/5730 * ln (1/2)

solve for t.

I get about 300 years ago it was painted.

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