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21 4d: Carbon Dating And Estimating Fossil Age Biology Libretexts

had decayed out of a specimen than what has really occurred. When an organism dies, this ratio (1 to 1 trillion) will begin to alter. Half-life is the time required for a radioactive sample to decay from its initial amount to precisely half its dimension. As carbon-14 is unstable, it continually decays into the secure nitrogen-14. The revision tweaks how radiocarbon dates are matched to calendar...

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