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The answer to this question lies in the Law of Constant Proportions.

  • The law states that; in a chemical compound, two or more elements are always present in the same ratio by mass .
  • This means that the elements combine in a fixed ratio to form compounds.
  • And these elements are made up to tiny particles that cannot be further divided.
  • Thus we know atoms exist even if they don't exist independently .

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 12 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo