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August 25, 2021 2:50 pmpts 30 pts
Using uranium isotopes, what Would be the calculated age of a mineral in a metamorphic rock if the half-life of uranium-238 is 4.5 billion years, and there has been just a half of 1 half-life elapsed? Assume that no daughter isotopes were present at the beginning, and that no gain or loss of parent or daughter has occurred. [billion years old
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  • Sajan sarthak Best Answer
    if the half life is 4.5 billion year means in 4.5 billion year the original parent uranium becomes half but here only half of half-life elapsed means 4.5/2= 2.25 billion year .
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