# College Algebra

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Carbon-14 Dating.

Only 10% of the carbon-14 in a samll wooden bowl remains. How old is the bowl?

Half life of carbon is 5700 years.

• College Algebra -

.1 = .5^(t/5700)
t/5700 = log .1/log .5
t = 18935

• College Algebra -

18936 years

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