Using Rock Layers As A Link To The Past

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Using Rock Layers As A Link To The Past


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  • 1. 
    Determining the approximate age of a rock layer based on the layers position underground is called
    • A. 

      Absolute Dating

    • B. 

      Relative Dating

    • C. 

      Numerical Dating

  • 2. 
    When scientists use absolute dating their goal is to determine
    • A. 

      Where the rock layer is located

    • B. 

      How rocks are formed

    • C. 

      The numerical age of a rock layer

  • 3.