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$HF$ vs. $HI$

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The $H-F$ bond and the $H-I$ bond have different values for their bond polarity.

Which of the following statements correctly identifies the bond that is more polar and gives the correct reason for this difference?

A

The $H-F$ bond is more polar than the $H-I$ bond because iodine is more electronegative than fluorine.

B

The $H-F$ bond is more polar than the $H-I$ bond because fluorine is more electronegative than iodine.

C

The $H-I$ bond is more polar than the $H-F$ bond because iodine is more electronegative than fluorine.

D

The $H-I$ bond is more polar than the $H-F$ bond because fluorine is more electronegative than iodine.