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Depending on what is being dated (what it is composed of, where it resides) some methods will be more effective than others.
The thing that makes this decay process so valuable for determining the age of an object is that each radioactive isotope decays at its own fixed rate, which is expressed in terms of its half-life.
But new research by creationists has revealed a large number of problems with radiometric dating.
In some cases such as Carbon-14 dating, radioactive dating actually gives strong evidence for a young Earth.
Carbon's most abundant and stable isotope has a mass of 12 (six protons and six neutrons).
However, there is also a neutron-rich radioactive isotope of carbon.Other methods such as Potassium-argon dating and Isochron dating are based on faulty assumptions and so unreliable as to be useless.