What are the main postulates of Dalton's atomic theory ?
Asked by | 24th Oct, 2013, 12:43: PM
The main postulates of Daltons atomic theory are:
- Atoms are indivisible particles.
- Atoms can neither be created nor destroyed.
- The atoms of an element are alike in all respect and differ from atoms of other elements.
- Atoms of different elements may combine with each other in a fixed, simple, whole number ratio to form compound atoms.
- Atoms are the smallest unit of matter that can take part in a chemical reaction.
Answered by Karishma Kapoor | 24th Oct, 2013, 05:25: PM
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