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Posted by Culvin on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 6:31am.

A 10 kg sample from a living plant has actiuity 30 000 Bq due to Carbon-14. A 500g sample of the same type of plant but dead has activity 1 000 Bq.

Calculate the age of the dead sample given that the half life of Carbon-14 is 5568 years

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