Problem: Arrange the following molecules in order of decreasing dipole moment : HI, HCl, HBr, HF

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↑ electronegative difference ↑ greater the dipole moment

Inspecting the EN values for each the F, Cl, I and Br

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Arrange the following molecules in order of decreasing dipole moment : 

HI, HCl, HBr, HF

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