Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 4 - Atomic Structure - 4 Assessment: 36

Answer

Democritus believed that atoms were indivisible however his theory was flawed because it was based on intuition rather than experiment.

Work Step by Step

Democritus believed that atoms were indivisible and could not be destroyed however his theory was flawed because it was based on intuition rather than experiment and it did not explain the behaviour of the atoms.
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