## promotion energy

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

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### promotion energy

Why doesn't it take a lot of energy to promote Carbon? Are there any atoms for which there are very high promotion energies?

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### Re: promotion energy

It's actually not that high and because it's not that high we frequently have hybridization occurring with carbon.