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What is carbon - 14 used for?

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Carbon dating is used to date things that have organic matter (like charcoal). It's very limited, only about 50,000 years. Anything past that needs other forms of dating, such as potassium-argon. That is a simple answer for a complex subject.

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Everything that lives .

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Carbon dating. Something with how it acts with old things or something. You can find out how old a fossil is

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