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Suppose you have a sample of clamshell at a Paleoindian site and you measure the 14C activity of a 100gram sample of carbon as 320 disintegrations per minute (or 3.2 disintegrations per
gram of carbon per minute).
a.What was the activity (in disintegrations per minute) for the 100gram sample at the time it formed?
b. How do you know this?
c. What is the age of the sample?
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