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Posted by L.Bianchessi on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 9:28pm.

measurements of carbon 14 taken from linen wrappings of the book of isaiah from the dead sea scrolls indicate that the scrolls contain 79.5% of the carbon 14 expected in living tissue. how old are these scrolls if the half life of carbon 14 is 5730 years? All radioactive decay is first order.

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