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In radiocarbon dating the age of an object containing organic material is determined by using the properties of:

 A.

Carbon-6

 B.

Carbon-12

 C.

Carbon-14

 D.

Carbon-13

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

Radiocarbon dating (also referred to as carbon dating or carbon-14 dating) is a method of determining the age of an object containing organic material by using the properties of carbon-14, a radioactive isotope of carbon.


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