What is Relative Dating? Register to view this lesson Are you a student or a teacher? Relative Dating with Fossils:
Tutoring Solution 36 chapters lessons. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. By way of background, all atoms of a given element have the same number of protons in the nucleus; however, the number of neutrons in the nucleus can vary. Lunisolar Solar Lunar Astronomical year numbering. It is accompanied by a sister process, in which uranium decays into protactinium, which has a half-life of 32, years. Finally, correlation between different isotopic dating methods may be required to confirm the age of a sample.