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You are an archaeologist excavating a site where there may be fossil evidence of the earliest possible primates in North America.

You are an archaeologist excavating a site where there may be fossil evidence of the earliest possible primates in North America. Your hypothesis is that the remains are from an early primate from more than 55.5 million years ago.



Why is it important to use more than one technique (dating method), including relative dating methods, to estimate the date of the fossil? 

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