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Which of the following is a common use for bismuth?

Option: 1

Making fertilizers

Option: 2

Creating lightweight alloys for aerospace applications

Option: 3

Manufacturing semiconductors

Option: 4

Producing Pepto-Bismol for treating upset stomachs


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Bismuth is a Group 15 element that is used primarily in the production of Pepto-Bismol, a popular over-the-counter medication used to treat upset stomachs. Bismuth has also been used in the past as a substitute for lead in some applications due to its low toxicity. However, it is not commonly used in modern industrial applications due to its relatively high cost compared to other metals.

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