Exponential Decay

IB Physics: Exponential Decay

When dealing with the random nature of radioactive decay one could bring up Schroedinger"s cat but I tend to leave him out at this stage, preferring not to let the cat out of the bag too early. I do have one of these T shirts though.The decay of radioactive 14C can be used to find the age of dead organic matter.By this stage students will probably have covered exponentials and differential equations in their maths course,...

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