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bitcoin block time analysis with conjuction to propagation

Am I right that Y would be greater than X [...] in terms of probability. block time := actual interval between recent blocks Not if by "block time" you refer to a recent interval between ...
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How do you verify a block manually?

Copied below is a short python script that walks through the verification, using input values for block 505400 from the blockchain.com block explorer: import json import hashlib block={} #inputs ...
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Theoretical "attack" when the difficulty decreases

Miners have long employed the strategy of reactivating mining rigs that were previously unprofitable but have become profitable again due to a drop in difficulty. I would not consider this an attack. ...
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Theoretical "attack" when the difficulty decreases

The question post describes a scenario and doesn’t actually ask a question, so I can’t answer the question, but I have a few comments on the scenario—let me try to challenge the framing: If the ...
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Do any mining rig configurations divide hashing into pieces to be distributed across nodes?

Not in the way you seem to describe it. Rather than splitting up a block, multiple variations of a block template are given out to individual miners to allow them to cooperate in searching for a block ...
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