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Unformatted text preview: e. Plum-pudding model f. Nuclear model of the atom 3. In your own words, explain the four postulates of Daltons atomic theory. (Comprehending) RS Carlson CHE1315- Gen Chem I 1/31/2011 Reading Assignment The Atomic Theory of Matter and Discovery of Atomic Structure 4. How does the following statement support or contradict Daltons postulates? Which postulates are affected? "Atoms of boron may have five or six neutrons while atoms of carbons may have six or seven neutrons." (Analyzing) 5. How does Daltons atomic theory account for the fact that when 1.000 g of water is decomposed into its elements 0.111 g of hydrogen and 0.889 g of oxygen are obtained regardless of the source of the water? What natural law is this? (Applying) RS Carlson CHE1315- Gen Chem I 1/31/2011...
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