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Carbon-14 has a half-life of approximately 5,730 years. How many half-lives have occurred in a sample that contains 50 percent of the original amount of the parent isotope?

  • science - ,

    exactly one.

    The half-life is the time it takes to reduce to one-half (50%) of the original value.

  • physics - ,

    please answer my question

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