What is Nonce?

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  • Nonce, or a “number only used once,” refers to the first number a blockchain miner needs to discover before solving for a block in the blockchain.
  • Once the mathematical computations are solved by the miner, they are gifted cryptocurrency for their time and skill.
  • Nonce is difficult to find and is considered a way to weed out the less talented crypto miners.
sfadmin Changed status to publish April 19, 2021
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