The age of an ancient artifact can be determined by the amount of radioactive ca

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A = −8267 ln

D
D0
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Find the age of an object if the amount D of carbon-14 that remains in the object is 82% of the original amount D0. (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)
A =  yr
Apr 8th, 2015

The percentage tells us that the ratio of D/D0 is equal to 0.82.

With that value we can find the age

A = -8267 ln(0.82)

A = 1641 years.

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