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Homework Help: Math - D.E.Q.

Posted by Justin on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 12:07pm.

The half-life of a radioactive isotope is the amount of time it takes for a quantity
of radioactive material to decay to one-half of its original amount.
i) The half-life of Carbon 14 (C-14) is 5230 years. Determine the decay-rate
parameter  for C − 14.

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