Determine if the statements are consistent with Dalton's atomic theory as it was originally stated:
Which of the following statements are inconsistent with Daltons atomic theory as it was originally stated? Explain your answers.
a. All carbon atoms are identical.
b. An oxygen atom combines with 1.5 hydrogen atoms to form a water molecule.
c. Two oxygen atoms combine with a carbon atom to form a carbon dioxide molecule.
d. The formation of a compound often involves the destruction of one or more atoms.
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