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What is the chemical formula of diesel oil?

Petroleum-derived diesel is composed of about 75% saturated hydrocarbons (primarily paraffins including n, iso, and cycloparaffins), and 25% aromatic hydrocarbons (including naphthalenes and alkylbenzenes).[24] The average chemical formula for common diesel fuel is C12H23, ranging approximately from C10H20 to C15H28 Full Answer