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PoWhash is the hash of the header of the "work package" (or new block) ethminer is currently trying to mine.

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How exactly to calculate the Ethereum Mixhash?

Sorry I have tried to study the yellow paper, but it sounds quite tough to me.. I know the mixhash is a formation of nonce, but I want to know what exactly "forms" the mixhash(e.g. header + nonce ?) ...
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How to calculate the value of mixhash in block header?

As of my knowledge how POW works is When mining the miner will have the hash1 which is block hash and he need to fine the hash2 which is hash of nonce (a random number). So that the root hash of ...
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Solidity - check PoW difficulty

If given block data and a difficulty number, is it possible to verify that the header produced is at or above the provided difficulty from within Solidity? For example, suppose I have the following ...
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