# If 100.0 g of carbon-14 decays until only 25.0 g of carbon is left after 11,460 y, what is the half-life of carbon-14?

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1. ### Chemistry

If 100.0 g of carbon-14 decays until only 25.0 g of carbon is left after 11,460 y, what is the half-life of carbon-14?
2. ### math: pre-calculus

You have 5 grams of carbon-14; whose half-life is 5730 years. a)Write the rule of the function that gives the amount of carbon-14 remaining after x years. b)How much carbon-14 will be left after 4,000 years? c)When will there be just 1 gram left?
3. ### physics

The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years. How much of a 50 g sample of carbon-14 is present after 11,460 years?
4. ### science

The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years. If we start with 10 grams of carbon-14, after 5730 years, we will have _____ of carbon-14 left.
5. ### science

The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years. If we start with 10 grams of carbon-14, after 5730 years, we will have _____ of carbon-14 left.
6. ### Chemistry

An artifact has a carbon-14 to carbon-12 ratio that is one-fourth the carbon-14 to carbon-12 ratio of a similar modern object. How old is the artifact? (The half-life of carbon-14 is 5,715 years.)
7. ### Math

Cosmic ray bombardment of the atmosphere produces neutrons, which in turn react w/ nitrogen to produce radioactive carbon-14. Radioactive carbon-14 enters all living tissue through carbon dioxide. As long as it is alive, carbon-14 is maintained in the organism at a constant ...
8. ### College Algebra

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.
9. ### Physics

(a)-A fossilised tree was tested and contains 10 grams of Carbon-14. Given that there was 12 grams of Carbon-14 present when it died, determine the age of the fossil? Half life of Carbon-14 is 5700 years. (b)How much Carbon-14 will be present in the sample 100 years from now?
10. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 76% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.)
11. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 79% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.)
12. ### Algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 74% of the orginal carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half life of 5730 years).
13. ### Algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 75% of the original carbon-14 was still present what is its probable age to the nearest 100 years?. carbon -14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
14. ### algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 75% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.) thank you
15. ### Algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 76% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.)
16. ### Math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 88% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years. ? yr
17. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 88% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
18. ### Algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 77% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
19. ### algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 79% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
20. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 81% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years. yr
21. ### algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 84% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
22. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 76% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
23. ### algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 84% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
24. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 83% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
25. ### math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 83% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
26. ### Can some guide me

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 71% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.)
27. ### Chemistry

A piece of wood found in an ancient city has a carbon-14 to carbon-12 ratio that is one-eighth the carbon-14 to carbon-12 ratio of a tree growing nearby. How old is the piece of wood? (The half-life of carbon-14 is 5,715 years.)
28. ### Math

The half-life of carbon-14, which is used in dating archaeological finds, is 5730 yr. Assume that 100% of the carbon-14 is present at time 0 yr, or x=0. Write the equation that expresses the percentage of carbon-14 remaining as a function of time.
29. ### College Math

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 88% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
30. ### Homework test

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 70% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years.
31. ### applied algebra

An artifact was found and tested for its carbon-14 content. If 74% of the original carbon-14 was still present, what is its probable age (to the nearest 100 years)? Use that carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,730 years. 1 yr
32. ### Intermediate Maths

(a)-A fossilised tree was tested and contains 10 grams of Carbon-14. Given that there was 12 grams of Carbon-14 present when it died, determine the age of the fossil? Half life of Carbon-14 is 5700 years. (b)How much Carbon-14 will be present in the sample 100 years from now? ...
33. ### Final Maths

(a)-A fossilised tree was tested and contains 10 grams of Carbon-14. Given that there was 12 grams of Carbon-14 present when it died, determine the age of the fossil? Half life of Carbon-14 is 5700 years. (b)How much Carbon-14 will be present in the sample 100 years from now? ...
34. ### Help Please. Math

By comparing the amount of carbon-14 to amount of carbon-12, one can determine approx how long ago the organism died. The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years. Assume the initial quantity of carbon-14 is 600 milligrams. the equation is A (t)=600*(.5)^(t) (0,600) (1,300) (2,150...
35. ### Chemistry

Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 y. How much of a 144 g sample of a carbon-14 will remain after 1.719 (times) 10 4y?
36. ### Chemistry

Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 y. How much of a 144 g sample of a carbon-14 will remain after 1.719 (times) 10 4y?
37. ### Physics

(a)-A fossilised tree was tested and contains 10 grams of Carbon-14. Given that there was 12 grams of Carbon-14 present when it died, determine the age of the fossil? Half life of Carbon-14 is 5700 years. (b)How much Carbon-14 will be present in the sample 150 years from now?
38. ### Science

Which of the following is true of carbon? Carbon is present in all organisms and in the atmosphere.* Carbon moves from consumers to producers. Carbon must be fixed by bacteria before other organisms can use it. Carbon can only be released from dead organisms by decomposers.
39. ### physics

before 1900 the activity per mass of atmospheric carbon due to the presence of carbon-14 averaged about 0.255bq/g of carbon 1. what fraction of carbon is carbon-14
40. ### physics

before 1900 the activity per mass of atmospheric carbon due to the presence of carbon-14 averaged about 0.255bq/g of carbon 1. what fraction of carbon is carbon-14
41. ### Science- Last question

Which of the following is true of carbon? Carbon is present in all organisms and in the atmosphere.* Carbon moves from consumers to producers. Carbon must be fixed by bacteria before other organisms can use it. Carbon can only be released from dead organisms by decomposers.
42. ### Chem 2 help

what is the significance of calculating the half life of a reaction? How has the concept of half-life been used to develop the method of carbon dating? If a substance does not contain the element carbon can the method of carbon dating be used to date the artifact? Thanks!
43. ### Physics

A gram of living plant material with Carbon-14 , decays at a rate of about 16 disintegrations per minute. When the plant dies, the Carbon-14 decays, with a half-life of 5600 years. A gram of the dead plant is found to decay at about 1 disintegration per minute. Calculate the ...
44. ### Science

Carbon-14 has a half-life of about 5,600 years. Archaeologists analyze a piece of wood found at an ancient village site and determine that, of he initial 100 grams of Carbon-14 in the wood, onl 3.125 grams are left. How old is the wood?
45. ### science - biology

A photosynthesis experiment uses Chlorella to track the route taken by 14C in photosynthesis. The 14C is provided from CO2 and no new sources of CO2 are available. After the experiment the scientist extracts all of the starch produced and analyses the Carbon present. She finds...
46. ### biology

14 points Save A photosynthesis experiment uses Chlorella to track the route taken by 14C in photosynthesis. The 14C is provided from CO2 and no new sources of CO2 are available. After the experiment the scientist extracts all of the starch produced and analyses the Carbon ...
47. ### College Algebra

Only 34% of the carbon-14 in a wooden bowl remains. How old is the bowl? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,700 years.)
48. ### College Algebra

Only 27% of the carbon-14 in a wooden bowl remains. How old is the bowl? (Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5,700 years.)
49. ### Chemistry

A sample of charcoal is found to have only 1/8th of Carbon-14. Half-life of Carbon-14 is 5730yrs, what is the age of the charcoal?
50. ### Intro to Astronomy

The half-life of carbon 14, which is commonly used to date organic materials, is 5700 years. What is the minimum age of sample in which less than 1% of the organic carbon 14 is left?
51. ### Math

Cosmic ray bombardment of the atmosphere produces neutrons, which in turn react with nitrogen to produce radioactive carbon-14. Radioactive carbon-14 enters all living tissue through carbon dioxide (via plants). As long as a plant or animal is alive, carbon-14 is maintained in...
52. ### math

only 5% of the carbon-14 in a small wooden bowl remains , how old is the bowl? Hint, half-life for carbon –14 us 5730 years
53. ### Science

Choose the explanation that does the following: (1) identifies the element used in carbon dating and (2) explains why the element is used. A. iodine-131; iodine is present in the thyroid glands, is radioactive, and has a very long half-life B. nitrogen-14; radioactive carbon ...
54. ### Biology

The half life of carbon 14 is 5700 years. If the carbon 14 level measured in a fossilized bone has only 1/4 of the original amount, how old in the bone?
55. ### Biology

The half-life of carbon-14 is 5,700 years. If a sample originally had 26 g of carbon-14, how much would it contain after 22,800 years?
56. ### ChemB

The activity of carbon 14 in living tissue is 15.3 disintegrations per minute per gram of carbon. The limit for reliable determination of age is based on carbon 14 is .10 disintegration per min per gram of carbon. Calculate the max age of a sample that can be dated accurately ...
57. ### half-life

ok so i got... the half life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, the relation c+(1/2)^ N/5730 is used to calc. the concentration, c, in parts per trillion remaining n years after death determine the carbon concentration in a 11460 year old bone. please help :)
58. ### half-life

ok so i got... the half life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, the relation c+(1/2)^ N/5730 is used to calc. the concentration, c, in parts per trillion remaining n years after death determine the carbon concentration in a 11460 year old bone. please help :)
59. ### Physics

Carbon-15 has a half-life of 5730 years. As observed from Earth, what would the half-life of carbon-15 be if it traveled through space at 25% of the speed of light, relative to Earth?
60. ### ChemB

measurements of carbon 14 taken from linen wrappings of the book of isaiah from the dead sea scrolls indicate that the scrolls contain 79.5% of the carbon 14 expected in living tissue. how old are these scrolls if the half life of carbon 14 is 5730 years? All radioactive decay...
61. ### PreCalculus

The half life of Carbon-14 is 5730 years. a. find the rule of the function that gives the amount remaining from an initial quantity of 100 milligrams of carbon14 after t years. b. the burial cloth of an egyptian mummy i sestimated to contain 59% of the carbon 14 it contained ...
62. ### Calculus

An artifact was found with 63.8% of Carbon 14, how old is the mummy, assuming the half-life of Carbon 14 is 5730 years.
63. ### Chemistry

The cloth shroud from around a mummy is found to have a carbon-14 activity of 8.1 disintegrations per minute per gram of carbon as compared with living organisms that undergo 15.2 disintegrations per minute per gram of carbon. From the half-life for carbon-14 decay, 5715 yr, ...
64. ### Environmental Science

1. How are carbon emissions related to the carbon that accumulates in the atmosphere? 2.How is carbon absorption related to the carbon that accumulates in the atmosphere? 3.What happens to carbon in the atmosphere when carbon emissions are equal to carbon absorption? 4.What ...
65. ### Physics

Could someone help explain this problem to me . . . Carbon 14 has a half-life of 5700 year, scientist use this fact to determine the age of things made of organic material. Suppose the average page of a book containing aprox. 0.5mg of Carbon 14 is put into a time capsule how ...
66. ### Calculus Help Please!!! URGENT!!!!

Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5700 years. In a living organism, the ratio of radioactive carbon-14 to ordinary carbon remains fairly constant during the lifetime of the organism. After the organism’s death no new carbon is integrated into the organism’s remains, so the ...
67. ### Biology

The half-life of Carbon-14 is 5730 years. What is the age of a fossil containing 1/16 the amount of Carbon-14 of living organisms? Explain your calculation.
68. ### Science

If a chemical reaction such as photosynthesis begins with 6 atoms of carbon (C), how many atoms of carbon (C) should be in the products? A) 2 atoms of carbon (C) B) 3 atoms of carbon (C) C) 6 atoms of carbon (C)**** D) 12 atoms of carbon (C)
69. ### Chem

Living organisms give a Carbon-14 decay rate of 15.3 counts/min for each gram of carbon in the sample. A sample of bristle cone pine wood has a decay rate of 3.20 counts/min per gram of carbon. Calculate the age of the wood from the radiochemical evidence. Carbon-14 has a half...
70. ### Chemistry pretty urgent!!!!!!!

Chemical bonding question! The partial Lewis structure that follows (Figure 1) is for a hydrocarbon molecule. In the full Lewis structure, each carbon atom satisfies the octet rule, and there are no unshared electron pairs in the molecule. The carbon-carbon bonds are labeled 1...
71. ### Alg2

A piece of wood discovered in an archaeological dig was found to have lost 62% of it's carbon-14. Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5630 years. Determine it's age.
72. ### Math

A fossilized leaf contains 21% of its normal amount of carbon 14. How old is the fossil (to the nearest year)? Use 5600 years as the half-life of carbon 14.
73. ### algebra 2

PLEASE HELP wiTH ALL OF THEse. I DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START---THANKS! 1. At 2pm the number of bacteria in a colony was 100, by 4pm it was 4000. Write an exponential function to model the population y of bacteria x hours after 2pm. 2.Using the information in problem 1, how many ...
74. ### science

if a sample of rock starts out with 32 atoms of carbon-14 how much carbon-14 would be left after 5,700 years
75. ### chemistry help

When carbon dioxide and carbon react the balanced equation is Co2+C--------------2Cq Calculate the mass of carbon monoxide formed from 4.4g of carbon dioxide
76. ### chemistry

Q#2..96g of sulphur reacts with 36g of carbon according to the following equation and produces carbon disulphide 2S + C = CS2 (a) the mass of carbon disulphide (b) the excess amount of the reagent in grams that is left unreacted.
77. ### Chemistry

An archeological artifact was subjected to radiocarbon dating. The artifact showed a carbon-14 decay rate of 13.8 disintegrations/ min per gram of carbon. Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5715 years, and currently living organisms decay at the rate of 15.3 disintegrations/ min per...
78. ### Exponential Decay

the half-life of carbon-11 is 20 minutes. How long will it btake for 600g of carbon-11 to decay to 30g?
79. ### Math

A plant fossil lost 40 % of its carbon-14. How old is the fossil? (Half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years.)
80. ### math

Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 years. How long will it take 17 grams of carbon-14 to be reduced to 10 grams? Round to the nearest integer.
81. ### college subject=chemistry

Q#2..96g of sulphur reacts with 36g of carbon according to the following equation and produces carbon disulphide 2S + C = CS2 (a) the mass of carbon disulphide (b) the excess amount of the reagent in grams that is left unreacted.
82. ### Math

A bone is found to have 45% of the original amount of carbon 14. If the half life of carbon is 5600 years, how old is the bone. Would I use the formula N=No e^kt?
83. ### physical science

a scientist found a fossilized bison. using Carbon-14 dating, she found that the fossil was about 45,840 years old. Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 years. how many half-lives have passed?
84. ### science

3. How would the carbon cycle be affected if all producers were removed? (1 point) Carbon compounds in animals would not be broken down to release carbon dioxide back into the atmosphere. Carbon would not have a way to enter the bodies of living things. Carbon dioxide levels ...
85. ### Science Help!

Lisa studied the models of three carbon nuclei shown below. She listed information about the carbon nuclei in a table. Name Carbon 12 number of protons 6 number of neutrons 6. Name Carbon 13 number of protons 6 number of neutrons 7. Name Carbon 14 number of protons 6 number of...
86. ### Calculus

The amount of carbon-14 still present in a sample after t years is given by the function where C0 is the initial amount. Estimate the age of a sample of wood discovered by an archeologist if the carbon level in the sample is only 18% of its original carbon-14 level.
87. ### college algebra

The​ half-life of​ carbon-14 is 5600 years. If a piece of charcoal made from the wood of a tree shows only 73​% of the​ carbon-14 expected in living​ matter, when did the tree​ die?
88. ### math

1.The remains of an old campﬁre are unearthed and it is found that there is only 80% as much radioactive carbon-14 in the charcoal samples from the campﬁre as there is in modern living trees. If the half-life of carbon- 14 is 5730 years, how long ago did the camp...
89. ### Precalculus

The burial cloth of an Egyptian mummy is estimated to contain 57% of the carbon-14 it contained originally. How long ago was the mummy buried? (The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years.)
90. ### Precalculus

The burial cloth of an Egyptian mummy is estimated to contain 57% of the carbon-14 it contained originally. How long ago was the mummy buried? (The half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years.)
91. ### calculus

A wooden artifact recovered from a tomb contains 29% of the carbon-14 that is present in living trees. The half life of carbon-14 is 5730 years. How long ago was the artifact made?
92. ### calculus

radioactive Carbon 14 in a dead organism decays according to the equation A=A e^.000124t where t is in years and A0 is the amount at t=0. Estimate the age of a skull uncovered in an archeological site if 10% of the original Carbon 14 is still present.
93. ### Physical Science

Diamond is a covalently bonded substance made of pure carbon. Each carbon atom has six total electrons so this means carbon shares ________ electron(s) with other carbon atoms. A) one B) two C) four D) six Help Please!
94. ### Chemistry

You wish to increase the carbon content of a slab of steel by exposing it to a carburizing atmosphere at elevated temperature. The carbon concentration in the steel before carburization is 235.0 ppm and is initially uniform through the thickness of the steel. The atmosphere of...
95. ### physics

You wish to increase the carbon content of a slab of steel by exposing it to a carburizing atmosphere at elevated temperature. The carbon concentration in the steel before carburization is 206.5 ppm and is initially uniform through the thickness of the steel. The atmosphere of...
96. ### science

You wish to increase the carbon content of a slab of steel by exposing it to a carburizing atmosphere at elevated temperature. The carbon concentration in the steel before carburization is 152.0 ppm and is initially uniform through the thickness of the steel. The atmosphere of...
97. ### Chem URGENT!!

Which bond is most polar? F-Cl O-P O-S F-F Si-O Which species has the shortest carbon/oxygen bond? carbon monoxide carbon dioxide carbonate anion all carbon/oxygen bonds have same length Plz Help me with this....I need to see if I answered it right I put O-P for the first one...
98. ### science

my teacher gave us this question and im lost. Anthropologists have found an old campsite in a remote location. After calculating the carbon-14 in the wood, they determine that there is 1/8 of the original material left. How many half-lives of carbon-14 have decayed and how ...
99. ### chimistry

You wish to increase the carbon content of a slab of steel by exposing it to a carburizing atmosphere at elevated temperature. The carbon concentration in the steel before carburization is 100.0 ppm and is initially uniform through the thickness of the steel. The atmosphere of...
100. ### Calc

Set up an exponential function to model each real world situation then use it to find the requested values. The half-life of Carbon 14 is about 5700 years. You begin with 800 grams of this isotope. 1) Function: 2) How much Carbon 14 is there after: a) 11,400 years b) 45,000 years