## Conceptual question

$sp, sp^{2}, sp^{3}, dsp^{3}, d^{2}sp^{3}$

Drishti_Jain_1D
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### Conceptual question

When do we know if an electron will be promoted or not? And also, how do you know when promotion will lead to a lower energy state for the atom or not?

Jimmy Zhou 3D
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### Re: Conceptual question

Could you clarify what you mean by election promotion, I don't remember seeing it in the book or course reader.