Question: Which best describes radiometric dating?

Radiometric dating, radioactive dating or radioisotope dating is a technique which is used to date materials such as rocks or carbon, in which trace radioactive impurities were selectively incorporated when they were formed.

Which statement best describes radiometric dating?

I believe the right answer is A. a technique to measure the absolute age of rocks based on the radioactive decay of isotopes within the rocks.

Which best explains the use of radioactive dating?

Scientists are analyzing a recently unearthed fossil using radiometric dating techniques. Which best explains the use of radioactive dating? to determine the absolute age of a rock layer. The graph shows possible changes to sea level over geologic time.

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