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1) An old wooden tool is found to contain only 11.9 percent of 14C that a sample of fresh wood would. How many years old is the tool?

1) An old wooden tool is found to contain only 11.9 percent of 14C that a sample of fresh wood would. How many years old is the tool?
2) A specimen taken from the wrappings of a mummy contains 7.02 g of carbon and has an activity of 1.34 Bq. How old is the mummy? Determine its age in years assuming that in living trees the ratio of 14C/12C atoms is 1.23E-12.
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This question was asked on Apr 26, 2010.

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