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Q: How can carbon -14 help in determining the age of a fossil?
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What are two ways scientist determine age?

Carbon dating is the first method which involves use of carbon isotope C-14. Another is determining the depth of the fossil.


What is the process of determining a fossil's age using chemical half live called?

Radiocarbon dating is a technique that uses the decay of carbon-14.


Which radioactive isotope is most often used when determining the age of fossil bones found in sediments deposited during the Holocene Epoch?

carbon 14


How do you measure the age of a fossil?

I don't really know how it works or what it entails, but there's a process called carbon dating that's frequently mentioned to determine the age of various objects. I'm not sure exactly, but it involves determining the half-life of one of the elements in the fossil, and then determining how long ago it started to decay.


How do you determine the age of a fossil?

carbon dating


How scientists estimate the age in years of a fossil?

Scientists can use carbon dating to determine the age of a fossil.


Technique for determining the age of organic remains?

radio carbon dating


What is the process of how a scientist can estimate the age of fossil?

carbon dating


How does knowing the age of the rock in which the fossil was found help scientists determine the age of the fossil?

Knowing the age of the rock the fossil was found in is important because the age of the rock and the age of the fossil are usually about the same.


What type of atom are scientist looking for when they date a fossil and what is a half life?

They are looking for Carbon 14. Normal carbon is 12 but some carbon is an radioactive isotope called Carbon 14. Carbon 14 decays at a set rate. The amount left in artifacts that contain carbon can determine the age. Carbon-14 dating is a way of determining the found items up to about 50,000 years of age.


What are two methods of determining a fossil's age?

The two methods are "RELATIVE DATING" and "ABSOLUTE DATING". :)


How can the age of a fossil be accepted as reliable?

Carbon dating can give an educated guess of the age of carbon tested and then be cross referenced with other fossil records. This is accepted by most, but not all, to be reliable.

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