# Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 yearsyears. In a plant fossil, you find that the 14C14C has decayed to 1/32.0 of the original amount. How long ago was this plant alive?

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Carbon-14 has a half-life of 5730 yearsyears. In a plant fossil, you find that the 14C14C has decayed to 1/32.0 of the original amount. How long ago was this plant alive?