CBSE - IX - Chemistry - Atoms and Molecules
what is dalton atomic theory and what is it's drawbacks if any?
1) All matter is made of atoms. Atoms are indivisible and indestructible.
2) All atoms of a given element are identical in mass and properties
3) Compounds are formed by a combination of two or more different kinds of atoms.
4) A chemical reaction is a rearrangement of atoms.Drawbacks: Its major drawback was that it stated that atom is indivisible. But later on when scientists discovered sub-atomic particles, the postulate falied.
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