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Do hybrid orbitals (such as sp, sp2, sp3) possess higher energy than unhybridized ones (such as 2s, 2p)?

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    I believe, for example in sp3 hybrids, that the sp3 hybrids are higher than the pure s but lower than the pure p orbitals. I tried to find something on the web but this site is about the best I could do.
    http://lsc.ucdavis.edu/~holliste/Jim2c/HybridizationCarbon.pdf

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    Thank you for clarifying! I understand this concept now.

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