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How to Use MetaMask
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How to Use MetaMask

MetaMask is a popular, non-custodial hot wallet that serves as a gateway to peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions, decentralized finance (DeFi), and other Web3 applications. Learn how to set up MetaMask as a browser extension or mobile app.

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DeFined: APR vs. APY
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DeFined: APR vs. APY

Many concepts of traditional finance have found their way into mainstream DeFi. Understanding the ideas behind (and formulas of) simple interest, APR, and APY will help ensure DeFi users — whether lenders, borrowers, or investors — all have a safer and more profitable financial experience.

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DeFined: Cryptocurrency vs. Token vs. Altcoin Explained
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DeFined: Cryptocurrency vs. Token vs. Altcoin Explained

Put simply, we can define a cryptocurrency as the native asset of a blockchain, like Ethereum (ETH), a token as an asset created by protocols built on top of those blockchains, like Uniswap (UNI), and an altcoin as any cryptocurrency or token other than Bitcoin or Ethereum.

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What is Proof of Work?
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What is Proof of Work?

Proof of Work (PoW) is a type of consensus mechanism that blockchains like the Bitcoin network use to verify data and approve new blocks to the chain.

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What is a Blockchain?
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What is a Blockchain?

A blockchain is a distributed ledger, or database, shared across a system of computers that support the network by storing, verifying, and adding new transactions to the chain.

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What is Impermanent Loss?
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What is Impermanent Loss?

Impermanent loss refers to the event when a liquidity pool investor’s asset value changes between the time of deposit and the time of withdrawal.

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What is a Liquidity Pool?
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What is a Liquidity Pool?

Liquidity pools are a collection of tokenized assets locked in a smart contract through which DeFi traders and investors can buy and sell those specific assets.

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