Ch.2 - Atoms & ElementsSee all chapters
All Chapters
Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Which of the following is NOT a component of Dalton’s Atomic Theory? A. A chemical reaction rearranges the grouping of atoms. B. Atoms are comprised of protons, neutrons, and electrons. C. Atoms of a given element are chemically and physically identical. D. Atoms of different elements combine in simple, whole number ratios to form compounds. E. Matter is composed of atoms, which cannot be created or destroyed.

Problem

Which of the following is NOT a component of Dalton’s Atomic Theory?

A. A chemical reaction rearranges the grouping of atoms.

B. Atoms are comprised of protons, neutrons, and electrons.

C. Atoms of a given element are chemically and physically identical.

D. Atoms of different elements combine in simple, whole number ratios to form compounds.

E. Matter is composed of atoms, which cannot be created or destroyed.