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Problem 66

How many protons and electrons are contained in a…

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Problem 65

Does the existence of isotopes contradict part of Dalton's
original atomic theory? Explain.

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Yes, because Dalton indicated that he atoms of the same element have the same size and mass.


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Dalton's theory states that Adams of the same moment of the same size and mass this. Therefore, it does not account for isotopes. In the case of made up element X, these elements are the same. They have made it with the same element. But one has, um, extra neutrons and therefore the masses potentially higher. Um, and therefore this would violate Dalton's theory.

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