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Scientists have estimated that the earths crust was formed

Chemistry | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780547125329 | Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl ISBN: 9780547125329 153

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Problem 6

Scientists have estimated that the earths crust was formed 4.3 billion years ago. The radioactive nuclide 176Lu, which decays to 176Hf, was used to estimate this age. The half-life of 176Lu is 37 billion years. How are ratios of 176Lu to 176Hf utilized to date very old rocks?

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Organic Chemistry, Dr. Peter Harrington Notes – Week 1 1-4 Carbon – essential element of o-chem Isotopes of Carbon- Carbon-12, most abundant: 98.9% Carbon-13, has one extra neutron: 1.1% # of protons and neutrons → 13 C # of protons → 6  Focus on the electrons, they are distributed in the space around the nucleus “Aufbau Principle” also can be thought of as the “building up” principle Spherical shells 1 2 3 4 Orbitals s p d f Orbitals: area in space where an electron is likely to be found Pauli Exclusion Principle: each orbital can contain only 2 electrons and they must be paired with opposite spin Hund’s Rule:

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Textbook: Chemistry
Edition: 8
Author: Steven S. Zumdahl
ISBN: 9780547125329

The full step-by-step solution to problem: 6 from chapter: 19 was answered by , our top Chemistry solution expert on 11/15/17, 04:25PM. This full solution covers the following key subjects: years, billion, life, crust, date. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 22 chapters, and 2897 solutions. Chemistry was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780547125329. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Chemistry, edition: 8. The answer to “Scientists have estimated that the earths crust was formed 4.3 billion years ago. The radioactive nuclide 176Lu, which decays to 176Hf, was used to estimate this age. The half-life of 176Lu is 37 billion years. How are ratios of 176Lu to 176Hf utilized to date very old rocks?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 48 words. Since the solution to 6 from 19 chapter was answered, more than 283 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.

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