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If possible, the ink should be tested, since a recent forgery would use recently-made ink.The question is a paleontologist discovers remains of animals that appear to have died at the onset of the Holocene ice age, between 1000 years ago.
So, the scientist would find C14-to-C12 ratios ranging from: .34 \times 10^$ - to - [insert 000$ year calculation here].
what range of C^14 to C^12 ratio would the scientist expect to find in the animal remains?
Im not really sure how to go about solving this problem, any help would be apprecaited.
This process, known as carbon dating, was developed by the American chemist Willard Libby in 1947 at the Institute for Nuclear Studies at Columbia University.
Carbon dating uses an exponential decay function, remaining in an object that is t years old.