Problem: Identify the more polar bond in the following pair of bonds: HF or HCl.

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Bond polarity is determined by electronegativity difference.

HF

  • H → electronegativity = 2.2
  • F → electronegativity = 3.98
    • Difference = 1.78 


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Identify the more polar bond in the following pair of bonds: HF or HCl.

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