algebra
posted by Anonymous on .
The halflife of 234U, uranium234, is 2.52 105 yr. If 97.7% of the uranium in the original sample is present, what length of time (to the nearest thousand years) has elapsed?

.977=e^(.693T/thalf)
take the ln of each side, solve for T 
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