Crypto Basics

New to Crypto and DeFi? This is where it all begins.

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14 articles in this collection
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What is the difference between a wallet address and a private key?

The important differences between the wallet address and the private key
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Updated over a week ago

What is an "internal commission" token?

Everything about internal commission tokens and how they work
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Updated over a week ago

What are wrapped tokens, and how are they used on 1inch?

A brief overview of wBTC, wETH, and why they are useful.
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Updated over a week ago

How to Avoid Losing Money in DeFi

5 pitfalls to avoid while swapping on 1inch Network
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Updated this week

5 Tools to Identify a DeFi Scam Token

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Updated over a week ago

1inch Network's Guide to DeFi Terminology

A comprehensive list of common DeFi terms and phrases
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Updated over a week ago

What is Ethereum?

A brief guide on what Ethereum is and how it started
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Updated over a week ago

What is a token?

Everything you need to know about these digital assets
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Updated over a week ago

What is ETH?

What is ETH? Here you can find answers to your questions
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Updated over a week ago

What is an Ethereum transaction?

The mechanics behind sending and receiving funds on Ethereum
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Updated over a week ago

What is a crypto exchange?

What a crypto exchange is and how it works
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Updated over a week ago

How is a decentralized exchange (DEX) different from a centralized exchange (CEX)?

The major difference between two types of crypto trading venues
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Updated over a week ago

What is an Ethereum wallet?

Information on the place Ethereum based tokens are stored
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Updated over a week ago

What is gas, and why do I need native assets to pay for transaction fees?

Without these tokens, completing any transaction is impossible
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Updated over a week ago