A scientist has a fossil that was found in a layer of rock close to Earth’s surface. He believes that the fossil is around 12,000 years old. Which method would best allow the scientist to confirm the actual age of the fossil? finding another fossil in a deeper layer of rock finding another fossil in the same layer of rock using carbon/nitrogen absolute dating using potassium/argon absolute dating
using carbon/nitrogen absolute dating. Absolute dating is the process of determining an age on a specified time scale in archeology and geology This method can be used on material up to about 60000 years old.