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This isn't really a Bitcoin question, just a math one, but I'll give it a shot anyways. Let's look at the binary values for a few numbers from base 10 0 | 0 1 | 1 2 | 10 3 | 11 4 | 100 5 | 101 6 | 110 7 | 111 8 | 1000 9 | 1001 10 | 1010 Note how the powers of two set the (nth+1) bit (when read right to left) - 2^0 sets the ...


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