What is a radiocarbon dating-2 - Ramirez

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Ramirez 1Jaquelin RamirezProfessor VigilAnthropology 15 July 2016Radiocarbon Dating
Ramirez 2carbon, and the carbon 14 disappears over time. The ratio of carbon 14 to carbon 12, which is stable, thus tells the age …(Chang).” This shows radiocarbon is very effective because it measures the decay in a once living organism that was last once alive. Additionally, it is simple in understanding, cosmic rays enter earth’s atmosphere and collide with an atom, creating a 

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Anthropology, Radioactive Dating, Physical Anthropology, radiocarbon, Jaquelin Ramirez

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