What were the limitations of Dobereiner’s classification?

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The main limitation of Dobereiner’s classification of elements was that

  • It failed to arrange all the then-known elements in the form of triads of elements having similar chemical properties.
  • It also failed to explain the relation between atomic masses of elements and their chemical properties.
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