What Is the World Made Of?


How did Dalton represent atoms?

Dalton used pictographs to represent atoms. Below, in the first line, are some examples.

Dalton would represent a chemical reaction (carbon plus two oxygen to yield carbon dioxide) as shown on the second line below.


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