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One success of Johann Döbereiner's law of triads was that it organized most of the known elements into three-element groups based on similarities in their properties. (Points : 2) True False

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  1. JFraser
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    true enough. it was easy to organize "all" the elements into groups of threes when they only knew about 15-20 elements total. HE was on the right track using properties to group elements, but got off-track by mandating that there had to be groups of 3, instead of allowing the pattern to expand the groups (like we've since found that it does)

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