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Questions tagged [checksum]

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Checksum vs. Hash: Differences and Similarities ?

What are similarities and differences between a "checksum" algorithm and a "hash" function? Can they be used instead of each other? Or their usage are different? For example, for verifying the ...
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Mastering Bitcoin: Where is the checksum coming from when running bx base58check-decode?

For example, if I run bx base58check-decode with the base58 encoded private key of Kxj5ejwPg2s2ejZHW7N1zAydD4fkmFi9j19QRmgeVK9mXL3wFMmp from this example, I get the following: { checksum ...
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How do I check the checksum of a Bitcoin address?

I'm working on a Bitcoin ATM. We want to detect addresses that are entered incorrectly. There's a checksum on Bitcoin addresses - but how can we check it?
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How to validate bitcoin address

How I can validate a standard bitcoin address?