Which postulates of Dalton's atomic theory can explain the law of definite proportion?

Asked by Sthitaprajna Mishra | 19th Feb, 2014, 09:51: PM

Expert Answer:

Law of definite proportion states that the elements are always present in definite proportions by mass.
The last postulate of Dalton's atomic theory which states that, "In a given compound, the relative number and types of atoms are constant." can explain the law of definite proportion.

Answered by  | 20th Feb, 2014, 11:03: AM

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