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Assign2 - AMath 250 ASSIGNMENT 2 Winter 2008 Submit all...

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AMath 250 ASSIGNMENT 2 Winter 2008 Submit all problems by Noon on Tuesday, January 22 in the drop boxes across from MC4066. All solutions must be clearly stated and fully justified . From Problem Set 1 in the Course Notes From Problem Set 1 in the Course Notes : # 1 (i)(ii)(v), 2(i)(ii)(iv)(vi)(vii). For question 1(v), include an analysis of concavity and find any vertical asymptotes. Also do the following problem: Radiocarbon Dating. An important tool in archelogical research is radiocarbon dating. This is a means of determining the age of certain wood and plant remains, hence of animal or human bones or artifacts found buried at the same levels. The procedure was developed by the American chemist Willard Libby (1908-1980) in the early 1950s and resulted in his winning the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1960. Radiocarbon dating is based on the fact that some wood or plant remains contain residual amounts of carbon-14, a radioactive isotope of carbon. This isotope is accumulated during the lifetime of the plant and begins to decay at its death. Since the
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