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Law of Reciprocal Proportion: Definition & Examples

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Which of the following best describes the law of reciprocal proportions?

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1. What was important about the law of reciprocal proportions?

2. Who discovered the law of reciprocal proportions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice questions in these assessments test what you know about the law of reciprocal proportion. These questions focus on key topics like an explanation of the law and a lasting impact with regard to the law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments test you on the following:

  • Founder of the law of reciprocal proportions
  • Identifying a ratio by applying the law to given information
  • Significance of the law of reciprocal proportion

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define the law of reciprocal proportions
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve law of reciprocal proportion practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the significance of the law of reciprocal proportion and the person who discovered the law

Additional Learning

Get further acquainted with this chemistry law in the lesson entitled Law of Reciprocal Proportion: Definition & Examples. Here are some of the topics that are covered:

  • Combination of methane/water and carbon/oxygen
  • Ratio of molecular weight in sodium chloride
  • Sulfur and oxygen combinations
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