Radiocarbon dating using C-14 is important in figuring out the ages of once alive living things. The process of using C-14 has proved to be immensely useful as it gives almost a perfect time of living of the thing of the past. All living things have decaying C-14 in them. In case of living things the C-14 gets replenished. In case of living things of the past, the C-14 never gets replenished and starts to decay. Calculating this amount of Decay in C-14, the scientists can exactly predict the time when the thing was living. Archeologists have found this method very useful in determining the age of skeletons they find during excavation.
Radiocarbon dating using C-14 is important in figuring out the ages of _____. A. nonliving things B. once alive living things C. currently alive living things