Problem: Which choice(s) correctly rank(s) the bonds in terms of increasing polarity?I. Cl-F < Br-Cl < Cl-Cl        II. H-C < H-N < H-O     III. Br-F < I-F < Cl-F           IV. Si-Cl < Si-P < Si-C < Si-F

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Recall that dipole moment refers to the electronegativity difference in a bond/molecule

This means the molecule with the largest dipole moment has the largest electronegativity difference.


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Which choice(s) correctly rank(s) the bonds in terms of increasing polarity?

I. Cl-F < Br-Cl < Cl-Cl        II. H-C < H-N < H-O     

III. Br-F < I-F < Cl-F           IV. Si-Cl < Si-P < Si-C < Si-F

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