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Why is monero mined coins called tail emissions? Why not just call it "mined coins"?

Tail emission specifically refers to newly mined coins after Monero is mostly mined out. With Monero, the block reward slowly decreases with each block. When it eventually gets to 0.6 XMR per two ...
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What is the probability that a nonce is a solution for the block

Every hash means one guess. Currently Monero network has ~2.3 GHash/s hashrate and blocks get find every ~120 second. ~2.3 * ~120 = ~282 Ghash required to find a block. 282 Ghash means 282,000,000,000 ...
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What is the maximum possible value of nonce

There are (at least) 2 places a nonce can be used in the data (the block hashing blob) being hashed in Monero: in the block header, the nonce field, which is a 32 bit unsigned int, so a maximum value ...
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which function can be used for verifying hashes in RandomX

"Light mode" just means don't alloc and init a 2080 MiB randomx_dataset (just use a randomx_cache, which is 256 MiB). So don't use the flag RANDOMX_FLAG_FULL_MEM when calling ...
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Does the receiver need to be online in order to complete a transaction?

Yes, there is a key exchange, which implies two-way communication. But the first line of communication is the receiver providing their public address (public key, aka public spend-key plus public ...
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Answer to pool request

The nonce is a 32 bit counter in the hashed data, situated at offset 39. The miner will increment that nonce until the hash of the resulting data is less than the requested target (from a pool, that ...
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