Question: Which form of dating is more accurate?

Both methods date rock instead of organic material. As potassium decays, it turns into argon. But unlike radiocarbon dating, the older the sample, the more accurate the dating — researchers typically use these methods on finds at least 500,000 years old.

Which is a more accurate form of dating relative or absolute?

The absolute dating is more precise than relative dating because it tells the exact age of the fossils. Both are ultimately based on the fossils found in the strata.

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