Problem: In the molecule FI, which atom is the negative pole?a. Fb. I

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We are being asked to determine which atom is the negative pole in the molecule FI.


To solve it, we will determine which atom is more electronegative.


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In the molecule FI, which atom is the negative pole?

a. F

b. I

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