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Accidental Fork

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What is Accidental Fork?

An accidental fork happens when two or more miners find a block almost simultaneously. One chain then becomes longer than the other, and the network eventually abandons the blocks that are not in the longer chain. These blocks are then classified as ‘orphaned blocks.

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