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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 statements is FALSE according to Dalton's Atomic Theory? A) An atom of nitrogen can be broken down into smaller particles that will still have the unique properties of nitrogen. B) Atoms combine in simple whole number ratios to form compounds. C) One carbon atom will combine with one oxygen atom to form a molecule of carbon monoxide. D) All atoms of chlorine have identical properties that distinguish them from other elements. E) Atoms of sodium do not change into another element during chemical reaction with chlorine.

Problem

Which of the following statements is FALSE according to Dalton's Atomic Theory?

A) An atom of nitrogen can be broken down into smaller particles that will still have the unique properties of nitrogen.

B) Atoms combine in simple whole number ratios to form compounds.

C) One carbon atom will combine with one oxygen atom to form a molecule of carbon monoxide.

D) All atoms of chlorine have identical properties that distinguish them from other elements.

E) Atoms of sodium do not change into another element during chemical reaction with chlorine.