In the skull of an animal found in an archaeological dig, it was determined that about 20% of the original amount of carbon-14 was still present. If the half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, find the approximate age of the animal.
In the skull of an animal found in an archaeological dig, it was determined that about 20% of the original amount of carbon-14 was still present. If the half-life of carbon-14 is 5730 years, find the approximate age of the animal.
$\displaystyle y = y_0 \left(\frac{1}{2}\right)^{\frac{t}{5730}}$