Advertisement Remove all ads

What Were the Criteria Used by Mendeleev in Creating His Periodic Table? - Science

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads

What were the criteria used by Mendeleev in creating his Periodic Table?

What were the characteristics of the atoms that Mendeleev concentrated upon while creating his periodic table?

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution 1

Mendeleev used atomic mass of the elements as the unique criteria of the elements. He proposed that the chemical properties of elements are the periodic function of their atomic masses. And thus, he arranged the elements in the increasing order of their atomic masses.


Solution 2

He concentrated on the various compounds formed by the elements with Hydrogen and Oxygen. Among physical properties, he observed the relationship between the atomic masses of various elements

Concept: Merits and Demerits of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table
  Is there an error in this question or solution?


NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 5 Periodic Classification of Elements
Q 3 | Page 85

Video TutorialsVIEW ALL [1]

Advertisement Remove all ads

View all notifications

      Forgot password?
View in app×