Which postulate of Dalton’s atomic theory can explain the law of definite proportions?



Dalton’s postulate 

“The relative number and kinds of atoms are constant in a given compound

Tells us that the number and type of atoms in a compound are always constant .

This postulate is a result of the law of constant proportion .

  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 3 Class 9 - Atoms And Molecules (Term 2)

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