Problem: The statement, "In a chemical reaction, matter is neither created nor destroyed" is called:A. the Law of Conservation of MassB. Dalton's Atomic TheoryC. the Scientific MethodD. the Law of Multiple ProportionsE. the Law of Definite Proportions 

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We're being asked to identify which Law or Theory states that “In a chemical reaction, matter is neither created nor destroyed”.

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a. Law of Conservation of Mass - states that matter can neither be created nor destroyed, all that happens is that it changes forms. 

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The statement, "In a chemical reaction, matter is neither created nor destroyed" is called:

A. the Law of Conservation of Mass
B. Dalton's Atomic Theory
C. the Scientific Method
D. the Law of Multiple Proportions
E. the Law of Definite Proportions