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.