Question: What type of dating is relative dating?

Relative dating methods estimate whether an object is younger or older than other things found at the site. Relative dating does not offer specific dates, it simply allows to determine if one artifact, fossil, or stratigraphic layer is older than another.

Is fault H older or younger than rock layers a-D?

Fault H is younger than rock layers A-D.

What is the difference between numerical and relative age dating?

Numerical dates specify an absolute age in number of years, whereas relative dates determine the order of events in relation to one another.

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