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An artifact classified as charcoal , found in a site at Kettlebury, UK , is found to have a 14 C radioactivity of 9.4610 -2 counts per second per...

An artifact classified as charcoal, found in a site at Kettlebury, UK, is found to have a 14C radioactivity of 9.46×10-2 counts per second per gram of carbon. If living carbon-containing objects have an activity of 0.255 counts per second per gram of carbon, estimate the age of the artifact?

The half-life of 14C is 5730 years.

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