## Electrons

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

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### Electrons

What does it mean when an electron is promoted?

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### Re: Electrons

For an electron to be promoted, it means that the electron is being excited and moved to the next higher orbital.

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This is where the basis of hybridization comes about, as when you draw the electron configuration for C it has 2 unpairs electrons, but it pairs with 4 electrons, so the electrons in the S shell are promoted to the SP^3 hybridization to get 4 unpaired electrons.

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### Re: Electrons

Means it is exciting.

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electron is promoted when it absorbs a photon to jump from a low energy level orbital to a higher energy level orbital

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It means its moving to a higher orbital level.

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an electron being promoted means that it is excited which means that it moves to a higher energy orbital

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Electron promotion occurs when an electron is excited (absorbs energy from a photon) and jumps to a higher energy level.

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"promoted" is just another way of saying an electron has been excited to a new energy level!

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It means it is moving to the next orbital because it is excited.

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Electron is excited and moves to the next orbital.

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to moves to the next higher energy orbital because it is excited

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this means that an electron is excited and moves to a higher energy level

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It means the electron is exited