In your own words define absolute dating

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Define absolute dating and explain how it is different from relative dating. Explain why relative dating was the only means of dating rocks before the use of absolute dating became common.

Dec 11th, 2014

The difference between relative dating and absolute dating is that relative dating is a method of sequencing events in the order in which they happened. Absolute dating is a method of estimating the age of a rock sample in years via radiometric techniques.

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