Problem: Kerosene, a common space-heater fuel, is a mixture of hydrocarbons whose “average” formula is C12H26.a) Write a balanced equation, using the simplest whole-number coefficients, for the complete combustion of kerosene to gases.

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Kerosene, a common space-heater fuel, is a mixture of hydrocarbons whose “average” formula is C12H26.

a) Write a balanced equation, using the simplest whole-number coefficients, for the complete combustion of kerosene to gases.

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