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Solution - Integrated Rate Equations - Half-life of a Reaction

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The half-life for radioactive decay of 14C is 5730 years. An archaeological artifact containing wood had only 80% of the 14C found in a living tree. Estimate the age of the sample.

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Solution for concept: Integrated Rate Equations - Half-life of a Reaction. For the courses 12th CBSE (Arts), 12th CBSE (Commerce), 12th CBSE (Science), PUC Karnataka Science
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