Monday
March 30, 2015

Homework Help: Physics Need help please

Posted by Leila on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:46pm.

An ancient wooden club is found that contains 270g of carbon and has an activity of 8.3 decays per second.


Determine its age assuming that in living trees the ratio of 14C/12C atoms is about 1.3x10^-12?

t= in years

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Nuclear physics - 1) An old wooden tool is found to contain only 11.9 percent of...
Nuclear physics Repost - 1) An old wooden tool is found to contain only 11.9 ...
Radioactivity - 1) An old wooden tool is found to contain only 11.9 percent of ...
physicsRadioactivity - A specimen taken from the wrappings of a mummy contains 7...
physics - A wooden artifact is found in an ancient tomb. Its carbon-14 activity ...
physics - A sample has a activity of 0.0065 Bq per gram of carbon. (a) Find the ...
physics 2 - A sample has a activity of 0.0065 Bq per gram of carbon. (a) Find ...
Calculus - Many scientists believe that there have been four Ice Ages in the ...
Chemistry - The cloth shroud from around a mummy is found to have a carbon-14 ...
ChemB - The activity of carbon 14 in living tissue is 15.3 disintegrations per ...

Members