Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13429-601-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13429-601-2

Chapter 2 - Review: 16

Answer

C) Analyze the isotopes of carbon in the fossil.

Work Step by Step

C-14 decays, but C-12 and C-13 stay stable. Because of this is, measuring the amount of C-14 left in the fossil indicates how old it is.
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