Problem: Which molecule below has the largest dipole moment?a. HBrb. HIc. HFd. HCle. H2

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We’re being asked to identify the molecule with the largest dipole moment


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 molecule below has the largest dipole moment?

a. HBr

b. HI

c. HF

d. HCl

e. H2

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