# The percentage P of radio-active carbon-14 remaining in a fossil after / years is given by P = 100(1/2) t/5700 Suppose a fossil contains 35% of the carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. Estimate the age of

The percentage P of radio-active carbon-14 remaining in a fossil after / years is given by P = 100(1/2)^{t/5700} Suppose a fossil contains 35% of the carbon-14 that the organism contained when it was alive. Estimate the age of the fossil.

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