Posted by Angel on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 7:57pm.
Only 43% ofthe carbon14 in an artifact remains. How old is the artifact?
Would the answer be less than the half life?

College Math  Steve, Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 8:37pm
after one halflife, 1/2 of the material is gone. So, since more than half has gone, more than one halflife has passed.
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