Carbon and oxygen combine to form two oxides, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide in which the ratio of the weights of carbon and oxygen is respectively 12 : 16 and 12 : 32. These figures illustrate the

Question: Carbon and oxygen combine to form two oxides, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide in which the ratio of the weights of carbon and oxygen is respectively 12 : 16 and 12 : 32. These figures illustrate the

(a) Law of multiple proportions

(b) Law of reciprocal proportions

(c) Law of conservation of mass

(d) Law of constant proportions


Correct Answer: (a) Law of multiple proportions


Carbon and oxygen combine to form two oxides, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide in which the ratio of the weights of carbon and oxygen is respectively 12 : 16 and 12 : 32. These figures illustrate the (a) Law of multiple proportions (b) Law of reciprocal proportions (c) Law of conservation of mass (d) Law of constant proportions


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