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

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    A sample of propane(c3h8)has 3.84x10^24 H atoms. a) how many carbon atoms does the sample contain? b) what is the total mass of the sample?

  2. chemistry

    A wooden object from a prehistoric site has a carbon-14 activity of 10 counts per min.(cpm) compared to 40 cpm for new wood. If carbon-14 has a half life of 5730 years what is the age of the wood? Please get me started. Thank you

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  7. 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?

  8. Chemistry

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  9. Chemistry

    Q1. The blood volume in a cancer patient was measured by injecting 5.0 mL of Na2SO4(aq) labeled with 35S (t1/2 = 87.4 d). The activity of the sample was 300 µCi. After 22 min, 12.9 mL of blood was withdrawn from the man and the activity of that sample was

  10. chemistry

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  12. physics

    A wooden artifact is found in an ancient tomb. Its carbon-14 activity is measured to be 60.0% of that in a fresh sample of wood from the same region. Assuming the same amount of carbon-14 was initially present in the wood from which the artifact was made,

  13. Finance

    The projected revenues and costs that form the basis of the potential for a project's acceptance or rejection are estimates of ______________. A. Future activity B. Past activity C. Known activity D. Current activity

  14. chem

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  15. Chemistry

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

  16. Chemistry

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  17. college Geol 101

    Suppose you have a sample of clamshell at a Paleoindian site and you measure the 14C activity of a 100-gram sample of carbon as 320 disintegrations per minute (or 3.2 disintegrations per gram of carbon per minute). a.What was the activity (in

  18. Chemistry

    A sample of pure cobalt-60 has an activity of 8 µCi. (t1/2 cobalt-60 = 5.26 a) (a) How many atoms of cobalt-60 are present in the sample? atoms (b) What is the mass in grams of the sample? g The way I approached part a was to first convert the microCi

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  20. Physics

    a piece of charcoal containing 25.0g of carbon is found in some remains of ancient city. The sample shows carbon 14 activity R of 250decays/min. How long has the tree from which this charcoal came from been dead?

  21. science

    The half-life of carbon 14 is 5730 years. if a 1 g sample of old carbon is 1/8 as radioactive as 1 g of a current sample, then the age of the old sample is about ___________years. 22,900 17,200 11,500 716

  22. Physics

    University students, studying the activity of a particular radioactive isotope which had a half-life of 12.0 hours. If the original activity of the sample was 448 kBq, what would the activity be 3.00 days later?

  23. chemistry

    A 1.00-g sample of carbon from a modern source gave 15.3 disintegrations per minute. A sample of carbon from an “old” source gave 920 disintegrations per hour. What is the age of the “old” sample of carbon? The half-life of carbon-14 is 5.73×103

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  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. AP Chemistry

    A sample of chloroform is found to contain 12.0 g of carbon, 106.4 g of chlorine, and 1.01 g of hydrogen. If a second sample of Chloroform is found to contain 30.0 g of carbon. what is the total mass of Chloroform in the second sample?

  30. Chemistry

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  31. chemistry

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  33. chemistry

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  34. Chemistry

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  35. Chemistry

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  36. math

    Suppose that drilling into what was once a lake bottom produces a piece of wood which, according to its mass, would have contained 5 nanograms (5 billionths of a gram) of carbon-14 when the wood was alive. Use the fact that this radioactive carbon decays

  37. Physics

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  38. Chemistry

    One last question...even though no one seems to be willing to help me out without being rude. The blood volume in a cancer patient was measured by injecting 5.0 mL of Na2SO4(aq) labeled with 35S (t1/2 = 87.4 d). The activity of the sample was 300 µCi.

  39. geology

    suppose you have a sample of clamshell at a paleoindian site and you measure the 14c activity of aa 100-gram sample of carbon as 320 disintegretions per scond (or 3.2 disingtegrations per gram of carbon per second). a. what was the activity(in

  40. college physics part 2

    the activity of a sample of carbon has one-eighth of the initial activity. carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 yr. how old is the sample in yr?

  41. physics 2

    A sample has a activity of 0.0065 Bq per gram of carbon. (a) Find the age of the sample, assuming that the activity per gram of carbon in a living organism has been constant at a value of 0.23 Bq. (b) Evidence suggests that the value of 0.23 Bq might have

  42. physics

    A sample has a activity of 0.0065 Bq per gram of carbon. (a) Find the age of the sample, assuming that the activity per gram of carbon in a living organism has been constant at a value of 0.23 Bq. (b) Evidence suggests that the value of 0.23 Bq might have

  43. college geology help please

    I was the same person from yesterday. I need help on a question. I don't type very good so I have one of my host family do it for me. so please help us. Suppose you have a sample of clamshell at a Paleoindian site and you measure the 14C activity of a

  44. chem

    A 73-kg person is accidentally exposed for 215 s to a 16-mCi source of beta radiation coming from a sample of 14C. What is the activity of the radiation source in disintegrations per second? In becquerels? i am not sure if there is an equation for this or

  45. chem

    I am not sure if there is an equation for this problem or wut?? A 73-kg person is accidentally exposed for 215 s to a 16-mCi source of beta radiation coming from a sample of 14C. What is the activity of the radiation source in disintegrations per second?

  46. Physicr

    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

  47. ChemB

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  48. 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

  49. physics

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  50. chemistry

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  51. Calculus

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  53. chemistry

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  54. Physics

    When any radioactive dating method is used, experimental error in the measurement of the sample's activity leads to error in the estimated age. In an application of the radiocarbon dating technique to certain fossils, an activity of 0.15 Bq per gram of

  55. chemistry

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  56. Radioactivity

    1. A granite rock is thought to be about 2 billion years old. why is it not possible to determine the age of the Rock using carbon-14 dating? 2. A hair sample has 80% of its original carbon-14 present. what is the age of the sample? 3. A bone fragment has

  57. Chem

    If you have a 12.01g sample carbon. What would be the average mass of a carbon atoms if it is 1.994 x 10 to the 23 power g. How many carbon atoms are in the sample?

  58. nuclear physics

    Calculate the age of a plant sample that shows about one-eighth of the carbon 14 of a living sample. The half-life of carbon 14 is about 5760a How do you do this?

  59. nuclear

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  60. physics

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  61. chemistry

    You have a 12.01 g sample of carbon. The average mass of a carbon atoms is 1.994 x 1023 g. How many carbon atoms are in the sample?

  62. Chemistry - Radioactivity

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  63. Chem

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  67. Chem Need Help

    I really need help with this question? You have a 12.01 g sample of carbon. The average mass of a carbon atoms is 1.994 x 1023 g. How many carbon atoms are in the sample? (round the number to 2 decimal places) (if you get a superscript, place a ^ before

  68. Chemistry

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  69. chem

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  70. Calculus

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  72. chem

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    The activity of a sample of 35(upper#) 16(lower#)Sulfer (T 1/2= 7.55x10^6 s) is 2.51x10^5 decays per second. WHat is the mass of the sample? m= in grams PLease help me out...Thank you! :)

  84. Physics

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  87. Nuclear physics

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  94. Physics

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