Q. 23 B4.7( 7 Votes )

What were the limitations of Dobereiner’s classification of elements?

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A major limitation of DObereiner’s classification was that he could not arrange all the existing elements in the form of triads which comprised of elements having same chemical properties. He could only identify three sets of triads at that time. This drawback became the reason for his classification not becoming successful.

Besides this, he failed to describe any relation between the atomic mass of elements and the chemical properties.


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