Dalton-s-law Definition


(chemistry, physics) The total pressure of a mixture or gases is the sum of the partial pressures of each gas in the mixture; it is only true for ideal gases.


(chemistry) When two elements can combine to form more than one compound then the amounts of one which combines with a fixed amount of the other will have a simple multiple relationship.


Origin of Dalton-s-law

  • From John Dalton, English chemist

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