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Although relative dating can work well in certain areas, several problems arise.
Rodents, for example, can create havoc in a site by moving items from one context to another.
When it comes to dating archaeological samples, several timescale problems arise.
Half-lives vary according to the isotope, for example, Uranium-238 has a half-life of 4500 million years where as Nitrogen-17 has a half-life of 4.173 seconds!
Looking at the graph, 100% of radiocarbon in a sample will be reduced to 50% after 5730 years.
In 11,460 years, half of the 50% will remain, or 25%, and so on.
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