# Chemistry

What is the activity of a 18.9 μCi sample of carbon-14 in becquerels?

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1. There are 3.7E10 dps/Ci
1 Bq = 1 dps.
So 18.9 uCi will be
18.9E-6 Ci.
(3.7E10 dps/1 Ci) x 18.9E-6 Ci = ? dps
Since 1 Bq = 1 dps, then ? dps = ? Bq
Check out my thinking.

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