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- Barium sulfate is often used to examine patients with problems of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines.
- This insoluble compound coats the inside of the tissues and absorbs X-rays, allowing a clear picture of the interior structure of these organs.
- The ion product is calculated and compared to the to determine if a precipitate forms.
- The formation of the precipitate lowers the concentration of each of the ions until the ionProduct is exactly equal to the , at which point precipitation ceases.