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What is Proof of Work (PoW)?

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Why is POW necessary?

If you've read our introduction to blockchain technology, you already know that users broadcast transactions to the network. However, those transactions aren't immediately regarded as legitimate. Only when they are included in the blockchain does that take place.

How does POW work?

How does POW work? The blockchain is the above-mentioned notepad. However, we group transactions into blocks rather than adding them one at a time. We broadcast the transactions to the network, after which users will include them in a candidate block when constructing a block.

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