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Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:50pm.

From the half-life for carbon-14 decay, 5715 yr, calculate the age of the shroud.

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**DrBob222**, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 1:58pmk = 0.693/t

_{1/2}

k = 0.693/5715yr = 1.213E-4

Substitute k into the below equation.

ln(No/N) = kt

No = 15.2

N = 8.1

k from above.

Solve for t (in years).

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 2:05pmThanks.

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