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Define the terms relative dating and absolute dating and explain the difference between the two. How are the two methods used?  

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Absolute age: is the EXACT (or absolute) age of an animal, fossil, person, etc. 
Example: You are 16 years old. 

Relative age: is the RELATION of the age comparing to something else, not the exact age. It's never an "exact" number. 
Example: Fossil is anywhere from 5,000 to 8,000 years old. 


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