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What is the size and weight of a P2WPKH input?

I'm investigating diverging P2WPKH input size calculations on two Bitcoin projects and some blog posts. I'm looking for a detailed explanation of the exact weight, vsize and serialized length of a ...
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What is the weight of a P2TR input?

I'm looking for a detailed explanation of the weight, vsize and serialized length of a P2TR input, in the same vein as How big is the input of a P2PKH transaction?.
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What is the size and weight of a wrapped segwit single-sig input?

I'm looking for a detailed explanation of the exact weight, vsize and serialized length of a P2SH-P2WPKH (wrapped-segwit single-sig) input, in the same vein as How big is the input of a P2PKH ...
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Why are segwit transactions cheaper than legacy transactions?

What's the reason to make fees for segwit addresses lower, while keeping legacy addresses with higher fees? -- I'm interested in both, why segwit transactions are cheaper than legacy addresses, and ...
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Bitcoin Transactions Detailed distinction between TxHeader TxInput TxOuput

Related to post Murch Explanation of Segwit Tx Fee Rate he breaks a TX down into: TxHeader TxInput TxOutput To calculate the weight and the final virtual size of a transaction (P2PKH,P2WPKH,P2SH-...
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Rationale behind accepting btc as a mode of payment?

Tesla has said they "expect to begin accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for our products in the near future." But Bitcoin doesn't scale. It achieves about roughly 6 transactions per ...
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Input/Output size for various transaction types [duplicate]

What are input/output sizes for various transaction types? I see some numbers like 210 byte for input for p2sh-p2wpkh here (How do virtual size, stripped size and raw size compare between legacy ...

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