Posted by **Connie** on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 1:59pm.

A wooden object from a prehistoric site has a carbon-14 activity of 10 counts per min.(cpm) compared to 40 cpm for new wood. If carbon-14 has a half life of 5730 years what is the age of the wood?

Please get me started. Thank you

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- ChemB - The activity of carbon 14 in living tissue is 15.3 disintegrations per ...
- Chem - Living organisms give a Carbon-14 decay rate of 15.3 counts/min for each ...
- Chem - The age of a bone was to be determined by 14C dating. 14C has a half-life...
- half-life - ok so i got... the half life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, the ...
- half-life - ok so i got... the half life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, the ...
- chem - Can someone please help me with the following questions? 1:Suppose you ...
- math - only 5% of the carbon-14 in a small wooden bowl remains , how old is the ...
- Chemistry - 1.)Two different Isotopes are found to have 2 different cpm with ...
- Chemistry - A piece of wood found in an ancient city has a carbon-14 to carbon-...
- Chemistry - The cloth shroud from around a mummy is found to have a carbon-14 ...

More Related Questions