Comment: Miners are paid bitcoins to service the blockchain.

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Miners are paid bitcoins to service the blockchain.

Miners guess the solution needed to compress the blockchain.

Each transaction is verified by checking the blockchain.

Compressing the blockchain reduces processing delay. It also reduces the memory required for each node in the distributed system.

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