The radioactive element carbon-14 has a half-life of 5750 years. A scientist determined that the bones from a mastodon had lost 77.3% of their carbon-14. How old were the bones at the time they were discovered?
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If 77.3% was lost as shown above, then 22.7 % remained. The formula used is A = a O (0.5) t/h Where, a O... View the full answer