Electrons


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Electrons

Postby Yasmin Olvera 1D » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:58 pm

What does it mean when an electron is promoted?

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Re: Electrons

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:13 pm

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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Re: Electrons

Postby Leah farhadi 1F » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:15 am

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

Postby 205458163 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:44 pm

Means it is exciting.

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Re: Electrons

Postby 805373590 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:02 pm

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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Re: Electrons

Postby Patricia Cardenas » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:43 am

It means its moving to a higher orbital level.

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Re: Electrons

Postby Mariepahos4D » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:46 am

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby Aarushi Solanki 4F » Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:35 pm

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby 005162902 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:25 pm

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby BCaballero_4F » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:15 pm

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby Kaitlyn Jang 1F » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:13 am

Electron is excited and moves to the next orbital.

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Re: Electrons

Postby Sreyes_1C » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:15 pm

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby Natalie C 1K » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:28 pm

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

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Re: Electrons

Postby Astrid Lunde 1I » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:53 pm

It means the electron is exited


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