Question: How do we know how old the fossils are Class 10?

Age of fossils are known by the method of carbon dating and by measuring the height,the more deeper u will find fossil , the more its age.

How do you determine the age of a fossil in Class 10?

Fossils are impressions of plants or animals embedded in rock and preserved. They may be in the form of a body or trace.The age of the fossils is determined by the Radioactive carbon dating technique in which the half-life of carbon and found radioactive elements is determined to calculate the age of a fossil.

How does relative method help determine the age of fossils Class 10?

Relative Dating Method Most of the time, the age of fossils are found through relative dating. As the name suggests, to estimate the age of a fossil, it is compared to other fossils or rocks where the age is already known.

What are two methods used to determine the age of fossils?

There are two main methods determining a fossils age, relative dating and absolute dating. Relative dating is used to determine a fossils approximate age by comparing it to similar rocks and fossils of known ages.

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