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Which of the following statements about radioactive dating is true?

a. Radioactive decay is the rate at which new atoms form.
b. During radioactive decay, atoms break down, releasing particles or energy.
c. The rate of decay of a radioactive element cannot be approximated.
d. The number of radioactive atoms in a sample will always remain constant.

B

Geologists use radioactive dating to:

a. determine the relative age of rock layers.
b. tell the difference between molds and casts.
c. tell where one soil horizon ends and the next one begins.
d. determine the absolute age of rocks.

D


If the half-life of a 20.0 g sample is known to be 24 minutes, how long will it take for only 5.0 grams of the sample to remain?

a. 6 minutes
b. 24 minutes
c. 48 minutes
d. 96 minutes

C

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:48pm

    looks good to me.

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:55pm

    Connections Academy?

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 3:57pm

    1- B
    2- D
    3- D
    4- C

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11:11pm

    Emz answers are correct. I got a 5/5 100% A.

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 5:28am

    EMZ Is correct, I got 4/4.

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Monday, November 2, 2015 at 8:14am

    1- B
    2- D
    3- D
    4- C
    100%

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:31pm

    1.B
    2.D
    3.D
    4.C

    4/4 (100%)

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 5:10pm

    This is wrong

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 5:11pm

    nvm i wasn't

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 1:38pm

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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 12:00pm

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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Friday, March 4, 2016 at 8:31pm

    100% love yalll! avery is wrong it is
    a
    b
    b
    d
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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 3:08pm

    B. D. D. C. All corect!! ;)

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 4:07pm

    b d d c is right

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Monday, March 21, 2016 at 5:59pm

    BDDC IS RIGHT YALL

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 9:52pm

    Bddc is 100% correct for connections grade 7b unit 3 lesson 3

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:36am

    B
    D
    D
    C

    1000% RIGHT

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:14pm

    B
    D
    D
    C

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:48am

    Yes, the correct answers are B,D,D,C. Please try this on your own next time though. You will learn much more!

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Monday, October 24, 2016 at 1:57pm

    B
    D
    D
    C

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12:45pm

    B
    D
    D
    C
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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 1:34pm

    B
    D
    D
    C
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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:39pm

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  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Friday, January 27, 2017 at 3:23pm

    yep its correct

  • Science- Radioactive Dating - , Monday, March 6, 2017 at 3:20pm

    B
    D
    D
    C

    is correct! Thanks!

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